After Effects CC 2022: How To Use Composition Flowchart


This tutorial will show you how to use the Composition Flowchart in Adobe After Effects CC 2022 to get the big picture overview of your projects so you can see all pre-comps, layers, solids, and effects in a flowchart.

Software Used:
Adobe After Effects CC 2022 (Click To Try or Buy)

How To Use Composition Flowchart:

  1. Open Composition
  2. Go To Top Menu and click on Composition
  3. Click on Composition Flowchart
  4. Right-click to Change View (Flow Direction)
  5. Select Right-To-Left (or your preferred view)
  6. Click on Plus (+) to expand or collapse
  7. Select any box in first column to reveal in Layers Panel
  8. Select any box in 2nd column to reveal in Project Bin
  9. Right Click and check ‘Show Solids’ to view Solids
  10. Right Click and check ‘Show Effects’ to view all Effects
  11. Double click on Pre-Comps to open
  12. Click and drag to move boxes around
  13. Right-click and select ‘Cleanup’ to reset the order
  14. Click on the Hamburger Menu and select ‘Close Panel’ to close Comp Flowchart


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