I have the following project layout:


When I'm inside the comp1 I see the content correctly. But in my main project view, I just see the mask(!) (black/white) instead of the content! What might be wrong here?

  • Can you post screen shots by any chance? There are lots of check boxes and such on the layers that could be related.
    – AJ Henderson
    Dec 29, 2014 at 17:10

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Check whether you have Collapse Transformations enabled in your comp1. It's a litte sun icon:

Screenshot of a comp showing the collapse transformations icon


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