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How to replace source text of multiple text layers in After Effects

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I worked on one After Effects project where used a lot of text layers. In fact, each layer displayed an icon from Font Awesome. Their position and scale were managed by some sophisticated expressions. At some point I needed to replace the content of all those layers with new text. Basically I wanted that all these layers have the same content. One can suggest using sourceText property and do the job via expressions. The trouble here is that you will need to add an expression to all the layers which hardly easier then manually set the desired value.
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