Adobe XD: Feature Requests

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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.


    3. Export -…

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Google Glass UI Kit

    Any UI Kit for Google Glass Enterprise?

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  13. 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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  14. Install UI kit of the artboard type you're using

    Can it be integrated with Adobe Sensei in future? That will surely automate few things for the end users

    1) UI kits can be automatically downloaded and installed within XD. Suppose a user is working on the android artboard, he will get all the android related UI kits on the go.

    2) Specific UI elements can be searched by name and instantly applied in the design system while working, it will surely save time when one had to find specific UI element in a huge document.

    Think of a side panel of UI library integrated with Adobe Sensei doing all…

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  15. Add a right-hand handle to point text

    It'd be nice to ALSO have a right-side handle for point text, with adjustment anchored to top + left.

    The existing bottom handle that's anchored to top is a bit awkward for me.

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  16. Open/close panels by clicking on the edge of the panel

    It would be nice to switch ON/OFF the assets layers panel by clicking the left edge of the XD window beside the current buttons.

    I find myself switching the assets on / off depending on work size displayed on the monitor

    ( the opera browser has such edge )

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  17. Layout grid as asset

    It would be great to have the possibility of adding a layout grid in the assets panel as any other style/symbol/color.

    So we could easily apply a grid style to the home page, another to each detail page, another to the form page... with just one click.

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  18. Copy rich text from websites

    When you copy text from a website, mimic the CSS too

    When designing changes to existing websites, it would be amazing to be able to copy/paste text in and have it be the same size/colour as it was on the site.

    I realise this might need a browser extension or something, but if you go down that route then actually being able to copy all kinds of elements from an existing website would be game changing.

    An alternative to the extension on a live website route, would be saving a website and opening it in XD in an "import mode"…

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  19. Add numbers to the image selection from CC Library

    When added images to the repeat grid from my CC Library, I'd like my selected images to have a number show the order I have selected them in. Since they will fill into my repeat grid in that order, I'd like to double check the order prior to dropping them over.

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  20. Color code artboards

    color coating art boards. So settings pages are one color, profile pages are different color etc.

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