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Actor name on timeline in CTA 2 PRO

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I've created custom characters with G2 Body Composer Kit 2 and each one has it's own name that I filed it with.  When I use them they all have the same name on the timeline with just a number appended to them based on when I brought them into the scene.  Example, Dummy M, Dummy M(0), Dummy M(1) for the Male characters and Dummy F for the female characters.  Is there any way I can have them show their unique name on the timeline?
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Yes, bring your saved character onto the stage.
In the Scene Manager double click on the character name and change it to what you want.
Save the character over the original one.
Then, whenever you place that character on the stage it will have that name.

If you place more than one of the same character it will append a number after the name.
You can change the names in the Scene Manager for each project if needed but will only be saved with the project.
Saving the character with a new name will keep that name with that copy of the character.

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Thanks a bunch, that works great.  I knew it had to be something as simple as that, I just couldn't find the answer in the manual or anywhere else.  I'm working on a project with about a dozen very specific characters and I know their names but its hard to remember Dummy F 2 or 3 or whatever.



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