Adobe XD: Feature Requests

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  1. Format number

    Converting text to numbers with the click of a button can definitely reduce a lot of time as there will not be any necessity to manually add the commas between the digits.

    Here is my Visualization of how the concept would be.

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  2. "Align to Pixel Grid" not working for some vector elements

    Align to pixel grid does not work on some vector elements.

    The option works for some elements, but some others refuse to snap to grid/resize when using this option.

    When i resize these resistant vectors to have no decimal point and use "align to pixel grid" it will change the H/W and X/Y to have decimal points once again.

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  3. Default placement of first artboard should be in a corner

    Art boards start off being placed at the center of the canvas but as projects grow and things are placed outside of art boards it becomes difficult and time consuming to move the group to the upper most bounds. By default the art board should be placed in the upper-most right corner of the canvas to maximize space and minimize the pain that comes in moving when you realize you are out of canvas space.

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  4. Preview Bounds

    Like in Illustrator, to have the ability to edit things with preview bounds for things that have a border that are done with the pen tool/line tool/imported SVGs

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  5. Global color swatches across the application

    Introduce a feature to Swatches, where you can access all your colours that you've saved in other projects and be able to view them in all projects, similar to Photoshop

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  6. Separate symbols/components from other assets

    Especially in bigger projects it can be necessary to create many symbols or global elements (like a header which appears on each document, or a footer - so it should be given more space for these things.

    Also it would be helpful to have the possibility to categorize symbols as well. So for example there could be different forms, buttons (add new, send, post, etc.) different types of bundled in one category - so they can quickly be placed on each place in the document.

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  7. Display file's last edit date and time beside file name

    Either display the last edit/change in the window title where the file name resides or better yet, each artboard also displays the last change time and date. This is very important for large companies which has multiple designers working on a single file.

    Please see attached mockup, refer to the middle window title.

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  8. Add rename, edit, and export to assets panel context menu

    The addition of a few features to the right click menu in the assets panel would definitely improve productivity.

    1. Rename - The ability to right click and rename objects in the assets panel would greatly improve the ability to organize objects instead of the current method of navigating to list view and then renaming objects.

    2. Edit - The ability to right click and edit any asset (as is currently possible only with colors) would be extremely useful for assets that are used infrequently in large projects that would have to be found manually and changed on the canvas.

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  9. 50% zoom keyboard shortcut

    Similar to Zoom In Cmd+1=100%, Cmd+2= 200% it would be nice to have Zoom Out, say Cmd+Shift+2 = 50%

    Currently the only way to go 50% from keyboard is hit Cmd+- twice.

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  10. Automatically average/modify uneven gaps for dashed border strokes

    If a dash and gap lengths do not evenly go around the circumference of an object, a merged dash will occur, making it uneven. To avoid the merge or the incorrect gap on the top, XD would have to average/modify the gaps or the lengths so to automatically change values for those. I hope to see this option implemented for border strokes in the future.

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  11. Measure overlap between objects

    Currently we can only measure the distance between the two objects that either don't overlap or are entirely separate. It would be nice to between the top edge of two object that overlap (for example, between object B side E and object A side A, labeled as measurement 1). I would like to be able to select the edge of the object I want to measure from and see the measurement to the selected edge of another object.

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  12. Add Fixed Position to right click/context menu

    The fixed position option is fantastic but could benefit from being easier to access. Adding the fixed position option to the context menu or just adding a a keyboard shortcut would greatly benefit many designers' workflows.

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  13. Allow the option to default the selection tool to direct select

    It would be great if we had an option of whatever we want to select group or specific layer via select tool default options. I guess it's much more frequently used to pick just one element instead of picking whole group.

    So for me, for example, it would be much easier if by default it would be to just pick one emelement by click, rather then to press CMD all the time i want to change something inside of group.

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  14. Redline Capability

    It would be nice to have a measurement tool in the toolbox area that allows the designer to create redline layers. Fireworks used to have a ruler tool that would allow something like this. Once a design is approved, it can be quickly marked up with padding and margin spacing info in the same document without having to go to a third party tool.

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  15. Reference points to the vertical and horizontal centers when editing a path

    When I'm distorting a shape (say a rectangle) into another shape (say a trapezoid), I'd like to know see reference guide to the vertical and horizontal centers, so I know how far to move the distortion points.

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  16. Import based on HEX value

    Shortcut for color picker and import of hex directly to color library.

    First off, great tool you have created so far. Secondly I wanted to propose to have shortcuts for the color picker. I find the new version pretty great already, but what I am really missing is a shortcut, similar to that of photoshop, illustrator, indesign, …
    My guess is that since you have 3 distinct colors to choose (fill, outline and gradient) this poses a problem. I was wondering, if you still can’t make a version, like that of PS. Press "i" to choose the tool (should be…

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  17. Organize images used in the project

    Right now I can't control the images used in my project.. For an example.. I'm building a website and put a image in the background. I needed to change it and I accidentally dragged an image in TIFF format with 85mb. After that I replace that image with the correct one. Now my project has doubled in size and I can not "delete" it from the project... It seems to be still there in the .XD file...

    I do not know if this is a cache problem or something like that ..

    But I believe that software should have a…

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  18. Google Glass UI Kit

    Any UI Kit for Google Glass Enterprise?

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  19. Copy rich text from XD

    I want to be able to copy a list of selected texts as a list from XD to clipboard or other apps.

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  20. Zoom to layer in artboard

    It would be a good way to find elements using layer panel. right-clicking element and selecting "Show in Artboard" and selected element will be shown in artboard.

    Instead of selecting layer and then pressing Cmd+3.

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