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  1. Guides

    An ability to drag out persistent guides to an artboard and have other objects snap to it

    3,460 votes
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    399 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    I’m happy to announce that starting today, with the latest update, Artboard Guides functionality is part of XD!

    Creation is very simple, you can simply point to the top and left of any artboard, click and drag to create guides.

    You can check how Guides work in a short video ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnalFtR2KMA ) or check out Adobe XD’s help pages to see all the details of the feature (https://helpx.adobe.com/xd/help/artboards-grids.html#custom-artboard-guides).

    Happy designing!

  2. Responsive Design

    Would love to see a way to prototype for different screen but not to copy paste and adjust the size - make it like in Indesign that we can link files to different sizes.

    Have a tool that can collect the assets and place them together into a different scree.

    433 votes
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    12 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello,

    With last week’s update of XD, we introduced Responsive Resize – a way to easily resize your elements as you adapt them to different screen sizes. This should massively speed up your workflow.

    Download the latest version of XD to give it a try, and check out a 3 min overview of it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKvg8_8jv10&t=2s

    Look forward to hearing what you think!

    Hoyle

  3. Color asset highlighting

    When object with applied asset color or font style is selected, highlight those assets in the left bar so I know which one is applied.

    1 vote
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    feature-completed  ·  4 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Basic Text Transform: all caps, all lowercase

    Add basic text transform like there is in Illustrator to make it easier and faster for developers to code your designs. Our developers have to waist time retyping text for layouts that have already been designed. At least basic uppercase and lowercase.

    2,757 votes
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    270 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone,

    I’m glad to announce that the text uppercase, lowercase and title case transformations are now available with the XD 19 release.

    Pro Tip: You can apply the transformations to characters styles and make global updates across the document.

    Learn more about text improvements and our May release here: https://theblog.adobe.com/xd-may-2019-update-create-design-systems

    Enjoy and let us know your feedback!

    Best,
    Dan

  5. 529 votes
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  6. Design Standards for each file

    With a consistent design system, I have mapped all the standards we need to use on each project. With that, on XD I'm not able to set those as standards on a file so for an example, each different text element created need to be changed from the standard XD font to the one in my design system.

    With that, we would be able not only to document the general standards for the dev team but also would allow us to keep the standards tightly without the chance of forgetting to change something That could work for:


    • Standard font (family,…
    1 vote
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    1 comment  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We’ve introduced linked assets, which will enable you to link your entire assets panel from another document. You should be able to define things in one location and reuse them.

    If you’re looking for something different, please feel free to file a new ticket!

  7. Highlight related symbol when an instance is selected

    As a designer (working in a complex document) when I select an item on an artboard, if it happens to be a symbol (if Symbol Library panel is open), I would like the corresponding symbol in the Symbol Library to be highlighted. This will help me to locate it so I can name or delete it from the library. Then, if I selected every artboard on a document it would highlight all of the used symbols in the Symbol Library. This would help me to identify any unused symbols - for deletion/cleanup.

    58 votes
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    11 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. 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.

    91 votes
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  9. View > Show Layout Grid should toggle on all artboards, not just selected ones.

    I use the new Layout Grid heavily, but because of the color shading applied by default I need to hide it across ALL artboards to review what I've designed. Would appreciate if the functionality worked more similarly to Photoshop Guide Layouts where toggling the keyboard shortcut did this across the board.

    14 votes
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  10. Resize artboard

    Every now and then I find myself juggling with layout settings as soon as I change the width of an existing artboard and want the layout to stay the same.
    Especially when designing for the web.
    Suppose I have a design made on a canvas with a width of 1280. The design is vertically centerd on the artboard. When I change the width of the canvas to say 1500, the design doesn't stay in the center, but positions itself relative to the upper left corner. And the Grid Layout adapts to the new width, meaning that column width and gutter…

    4 votes
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  11. Show grids for all artboards (without artboard selection)

    Please allow to show/ hide grids without clicking on the art-board first.

    11 votes
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  12. [Windows] Symbols

    I'd like to be able to create, use, and manage symbols using a symbols panel on Windows.

    198 votes
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  13. 2,344 votes
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    314 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    As you’ve probably noticed, we’ve delivered Layout Grids in the November release of XD. We’d love specific feedback on Layout Grids as we continue to grow, so I’m closing this feature request. If you have specific additional functionality you’d like to see in the Layout Grid feature, please do file it as a new feature request in the Design feature area!

    Thanks,

    -Elaine

  14. Name color favorites/swatches

    I'd like the ability to assign names to saved colors in my document's color palette library (the color picker "favorites" list).

    This makes it easier to identify the correct color to use when my palette contains multiple similar colors.

    This may also be useful for future features like making document-wide color changes (https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007/suggestions/12869085-global-style-color-edits).

    105 votes
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  15. Responsive artboards / adaptive layout constraints for resizing

    Similar to Edge Reflow, it would be great to have the ability to prototype responsive design ideas with a fluid, flexible canvas. Web designers need a good tool for this there really isn't anything out there to test out responsive design solutions.

    2,336 votes
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    138 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello,

    With last week’s update of XD, we introduced Responsive Resize – a way to easily resize your elements as you adapt them to different screen sizes. This should massively speed up your workflow.

    Download the latest version of XD to give it a try, and check out a 3 min overview of it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKvg8_8jv10&t=2s

    Look forward to hearing what you think!

    Hoyle

  16. Snap to Grid

    just like in Illustrator, Set grid, turn it on, any move using mouse or kbd keys will always snap the move to the created grid. very impt for UX design work.

    31 votes
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  17. [Windows] Layers panel

    I'd like a contextual layers panel like the one we have on the Mac version of XD.

    194 votes
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    34 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Drag and drop in the layers panel is now available for Windows! Download the June release of XD today for the complete layers panel experience.

    If you don’t see the update in the Creative Cloud desktop application, click on the gear icon and select “Check for App Updates.”

    -Elaine

  18. Global Style/Color Edits

    Provide the ability to change multiple objects/elements within a document and/or across artboards.

    Example: Ability to increase font size within a button across all artboards (without multi-select)
    This is similar to increasing font size within a repeatable grid—all increase.

    Another example: replace/swap a theme color throughout the document.

    2,402 votes
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    111 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi XD Community,

    I’m glad to announce that you could do global character style or color edits in XD through the assets panel. Just add your colors and character styles to the assets panel, and once you edit any of the color / character style properties in the assets panel, those edits will propagate to all objects or symbols that inherit those properties.

    ProTip – Color Merging in the assets panel: you could also merge colors in the assets panel by copying the Hex value of one color and pasting it into another. All objects or symbols that have the old color will automatically inherit the new merged color.

    To learn more about managing your colors and character styles in XD’s assets panel, please check the following resources:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bu5khe2H2-c
    https://helpx.adobe.com/xd/help/assets-symbols.html

    If you have any feedback or suggestions around how to improve this feature and other assets panel features, please create…

  19. Option to select a particular layer

    Well, I'm using Adobe Xd for a week. Previously worked on Photoshop. I've started loving xD.

    But I am facing difficulties when selecting a layer which is under another layer.

    It's really annoying always "hide" the first layer then select the 2nd/3rd layer. After that finding that "Hide" layer to unhide.

    Photoshop has an option for that. Please see attached.
    Thanks :)

    13 votes
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  20. Button tool - style text box with border, background color, padding (auto resized when text changes)

    To speed workflow it would be good to have button tool in the sidebar. In the property inspector you'd have the ability to specify the top,bottom, left and right padding. the width of button would dynamically resize as you type the button's label.

    1,270 votes
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