d Lesson 6 – Parenting and Nesting
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Another use for nesting is that a single source comp can be nested into more than one master composition. The same source comp may also be nested several times into the same master comp. By doing this, you can easily change the original nested comp, and the change will ripple through to any comp it is nested into. This is ideal for creating (and updating) repetitive elements such as animated logos that may be used multiple times throughout a project; some animators may refer to this process as creating an “instance.”