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 ==== Sharing Template Media for Efficiency ==== ==== Sharing Template Media for Efficiency ====
  
-When multiple ​Motion Templates within the same product use identical files, it greatly ​helps to have multiple templates share a single copy of identical files in order to reduce the size of the product.+When many Motion Templates within the same product use identical files, it helps to keep a single copy in order to reduce the size of the product.
  
-Beginning with FxFactory 4.1.1, you can take advantage of a built-in feature to perform this consolidation step automatically,​ in preparation for shipping.+Beginning with FxFactory 4.1.1, you can take advantage of a built-in feature to perform this consolidation step automatically,​ in preparation for release.
  
-While editing an FxTemplates project, switch to the **Assets** section. Click the bulldozer icon in the bottom-right corner of the window:+When editing an FxTemplates project, switch to the **Assets** section. Click the bulldozer icon in the bottom-right corner of the window ​to perform asset consolidation:
  
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-FxFactory will go through all assets in your product, and remove any duplicates that have **identical name and contents**.+FxFactory will go through all assets ​embedded ​in your product, and remove any duplicates that have **identical name and contents**. You do not have to update the **Media** section of any templates. FxFactory will do that for you.
  
-Only files with identical names can be consolidated, since the Motion Templates reference those files by name, as it appears inside the **Media** folder.+Please keep in mind that only files with identical names and data can be consolidated.
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