Being an avid user of AfterEffects CS4, the transition to CS5.5 was painless.. Except for the fact that the blending modes don't work. This has halted all my projects.
What happens is that when I select a blending mode, nothing happens. It shows that I set the layer to 'add', but absolutely nothing happens. I just got CS5.5 yesterday, so I haven't changed any settings that could mess it up (That I know of).
Any help would be appreciated!!!
Please show screenshots of your Timeline panel and Composition panel so that we can see exactly what you're seeing.
This is the first time that I've heard anything about blending modes not working in After Effects CS5.5, so something odd is going on here.
I'm confused. Blending modes require two or more layers. They work to blend one layer with the layer beneath it. But you only have one layer. How are you determining that blending modes aren't working?
See this for basic information about blending modes.