Adobe XD: Feature Requests

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  1. Apply gradient to text

    Hi,

    Would be really nice if you could add gradient to text as well as objects.

    /Iversen

    104 votes
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  2. Change Fonts in Bulk - Find Type/Change All

    Quick font replacement is one my top needs in Illustrator, and thought it would be implemented in XD by now.

    In illustrator, I tend to have few artboards and that means fewer text strings. I could, replace fonts manually most of the time but it is awesome to have the Find Type tool.

    If this feature has a more appropriate place in the world, it is in XD because of the number of artboards UI design requires.

    102 votes
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  3. Flow text line wrapping around/inside a shape

    I would like to be able to wrap text around an object or another text block as with InDesign.

    101 votes
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  4. Color Palette saved/favorite swatches: highlight current color

    It'd be very useful to me that the color palette indicate which color I'm on. Often I save many shades of the same color, some of which are slightly different from one another. So a highlight feature would be important for my work.

    100 votes
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  5. Able to make box text threaded (overflow between text boxes / columns)

    To speed up work with text in few columns — just like in InDesign

    99 votes
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  6. Set spacing between objects to a specific number of pixels

    Adobe Fireworks style specific alignment in pixels.

    Set spacing vertically or horizontally, by typing a specific number value into the panel.

    98 votes
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  7. Automatically generated charts and graphs

    We often design Area Graphs, Doughnut Charts, Bars etc for Dashboards. Personally I switch between AI and PS to design this type of stuffs.

    But it would be great to have an easier way design Charts and Graphs in Adobe XD.

    For example, I would like the following method to design a Doughnut Chart:
    Draw a circle
    Select Doughnut Chart from Menu
    Insert Percentages and colors
    Hit OK and done!
    Similar idea for other type of graphs.

    Thanks for the Awesome work, XD Team!

    97 votes
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  8. Curve text baseline along a path

    Being able to do a full webdesign and logo design in one program is what a lot of people need.

    I would have liked to be able to design a logo with text running on a curved path, but seems like I will have to use Fireworks or Illustrator to do that and then bring that into Xd.

    What I loved about Fireworks was that you could do everything in one program. Basic image editing, gradient colors, gradient transparency fade and webdesign. No need to open Photoshop or Illustrator.

    Keep up the good work guys! Loving Xd so far.

    92 votes
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  9. 91 votes
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  10. Library of mouse cursors

    Sometimes we have to show a mock-up and simulate mouse cursor states. It would be nice to have a ready-made library available.

    89 votes
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  11. Define layout grid by total width

    The new layout grid is great, however: it would be useful to be able to define the total width of the layout grid with a single value. Right now you adjust it indirectly by defining the margins on either side of the grid system, which is less than useful, especially for web design.

    87 votes
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  12. Create Accessibility Specifications/Annotations (e.g. for ARIA)

    When an accessible application is being developed, the designer needs to deliver accessibility information to the developers. For example, a designer wants to create the tab orders, keyboard specs, and ARIA Region information.

    Deigners currently use makeshift tools to create these specs and would benefit from functionality embedded in this wonderful tool.

    This may simply be an addition to the wildy popular "Generate specs / measurements / style guide for developers."

    86 votes
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  13. Keyboard shortcut: Resize shapes using Cmd+arrows

    Allow to resize shapes using cmd+arrows. It's one of the best Sketch features, it's really useful for pixel perfecting.

    Cmd-up arrow to increase height, Cmd-down to decrease height.
    Cmd-right increases width, Cmd-left decreases width.

    86 votes
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  14. Defined border/stroke (or shadow) around the edge of a mask

    I am not sure if you already have a request for this, however, it would be nice if we could add a border on the outside of a masked circle or square.

    85 votes
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  15. Padding and Margin limiters

    Each container should have a padding and margin delimiter and whenever you are dragging an element into a contanier, the container should limit the new child element so that you don't excede the padding limits, because in HTML it won't

    Additionally, it would be also good to have a margin delimiter between elements:

    if you drag one box with a padding of 10 px, then those 10 px should always be the delimiter for the next box in either direction.

    84 votes
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  16. 84 votes
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  17. Em values for font sizes and line spacing

    Em values allows me to set relative values for font sizes and line spacing in a way that the line spacing is always relative and proportional to the font size. This is a great time saver.

    Please take a look at Typecast, you can set it in px and/or em. Amazingly flexible.

    83 votes
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  18. Add Custom Artboard Size Preset

    It would be great to have another section for Artboard presets that are your own. I have a few sizes I like to use that are not a preset and would be great if I could define my own name them and have a category of most used or user defined. Maybe Just a My category for presets. Thanks much I am loving this app a great deal keep up the awesome work!

    81 votes
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  19. Identify unused colors and character styles in the assets panel

    While designing and experimenting with graphics and typefaces the list of colours, symbols and character styles becomes really long. Since there's no way to sort these there are a lot of extra items in the assets panel. This creates confusion and the only way to find out is by individually checking if the asset has been used on an artboard. If there could be a way to select all unused assets and being able to delete them in one go would save a lot of time.

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    The ability to view and delete all unused colours, symbols and character styles.…

    80 votes
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  20. Import animated SVG icons and buttons

    Please add the option to import and use svg animated icons and buttons in the layout, with the animate on click option. This would make very easy to makeup prototypes of UI components.

    80 votes
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