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I presume that, once the shape is imported to AE, the vector shape data becomes an AE entity which is no longer referenced to the PSD. As far as I'm aware, that's normal behavior.
The obvious workaround is to edit the shape in AE, rather than in PS. You could also cut and paste the shape from PS to AE (or vice versa) whenever you edit it.
You may wish to send a feature request to Adobe, stating that dynamic vector data for shapes would be a desirable feature in the future.
Thanks Andrew.......That is exactly what is happening but I thought with CS3 Adobe was gracious enough to add Shape Layers for the first time to After Effects therefore I thought that they would update just like any other layer in Photoshop.
No, they don't. Andrew is correct. Once imported, shape paths from PSDs will become masks and those have no relation to any external reference items. They are AE-internal. The apparent question is, how complex your graphs are. If you check out one of my old tutorials on creativeCOW you can find a line chart rigged with expressions and thus fully editable from within AE. Similar projects can be created for other chart types and in fact I had several of them already on my website (and will provide them again, if and when I get around to finally updating it). Also do not forget that you could use plugins such as Digital Anarchy's Data Animator (now owned by Red Giant and being reworked into an updated version called Datamator)...
What switch? I did uninstall lightroom and reinstalled 2.3 and now it works, but even after installing previous version before uninstall it didn't work.