Adobe XD: Feature Requests

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  1. Spell Check

    Spell check please! Much needed for someone who sometimes glances over simple spelling errors

    324 votes
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    77 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    You can now use spell check in the September release of XD! If you can’t see the update, select … from the Creative Cloud desktop application and select “Check for App Updates.” If you have additional suggestions for this feature, please file a separate request!

  2. Blend Modes

    It would be awesome to have blending modes in the sidebar.

    1,065 votes
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    155 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Ability to hide objects

    Would be nice if objects could be temporarily hidden.
    Similar to illustrator.
    cmd+3 hides an object
    cmd+alt+3 unhides an object.

    That would make selecting other surrounding objects an easy task.
    It also works nicely if the user wants to focus on a specific area without being distracted by other elements

    33 votes
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    8 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi, all-

    We’ve introduced the ability to hide objects with the Layers panel in our November release. However, we understand that some of you want more advanced control for hiding and showing objects. Given that there are a number of different potential directions we could take this, we’d love to hear your thoughts in new ideas in UserVoice. I’m closing this idea as completed for now.

    Thanks,

    -Elaine

  4. copy paste styles

    Ability to copy an object's style and paste it to others

    169 votes
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    18 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Built-in Library of Wireframe Elements, for generic web / mobile design

    To be able to use XD as a useful tool for content architecting/wireframing (before design, before prototype) - a library of generic common web and mobile web elements would be very useful (in an easily accessible panel - NOT by copying and pasting from a template file).

    For example:
    - Image/Logo (resizable) placeholder
    - Horizontal and Vertical Nav placeholder
    - Icon library (like hamburger, search, map point, etc)
    - Text block (resizable) placeholder
    - Scrollbar (horizontal, vertical) placeholder

    etc

    Think Balsamiq, or OmniGraffle wireframe tools for example.

    281 votes
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    17 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback on this! With the introduction of plugins, we now have a wide variety of plugins that will meet this need. You might want to try out the Quick Mockup plugin, which was just released. Check it out, and feel free to file a new ticket if you’re looking for more!

  6. 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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    137 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

  7. 284 votes
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    28 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    You can now change the position of the border along the stroke for closed paths in the December release of Adobe XD! Check it out, and let us know what you think. If you’d like to see additional improvements to this feature, please feel free to file it as a separate ticket.

    -Elaine

  8. Spacebar + Cmd/Option to Zoom in/out like Photoshop

    It feels weird not having those shortcuts

    31 votes
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  9. Snap text box edges to edge of text

    When using the Text Tool, it would be good if the edges of the automatically created text box snapped to the edges of the text. This would ensure distance between elements is calculated from the text itself, rather than the text box it sits within.

    80 votes
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  10. Option/ tool to add/insert an image

    Provide us an upfront tool to add or insert image / images and also option to replace the same.

    Its very important to add icons also .

    2 votes
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    5 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Right Click features


    • Arrange

    • Align

    • Export

    • Add to library
      ...

    51 votes
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    5 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    feature-completed  ·  Tom Krcha responded

    We currently have following right click features:

    Copy, Cut, Paste, Delete | Group, Lock | Bring to Front, Bring Forward, Send Backward, Send to Back

    and we will be bringing more over time with specific features as we implement them.

    Tom (Adobe XD)

  12. Complex object fill colors (set fill on entire group at once)

    Option to fill entire imported asset with color on single click selection. Currently double clicking allows parts to be filled, but for a complex icon with multiple parts one has to select and color them individually. See attached example.

    Example. When one has imported a series of icons from Illustrator, selecting the the icon should present a color fill option to fill that entire icon with color.

    32 votes
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    feature-completed  ·  12 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Zoom to selected object

    Show all & zoom to selected object is a pretty powerful way to navigate among your artboards. Also very useful when trying to work on the details of a particular selected object.

    23 votes
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    9 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    feature-completed  ·  Tom Krcha responded

    You can now zoom to selected object. Check out the September release of Adobe XD.

    Tom (Adobe XD)

  14. Shared Style Guide within members of a team (Object & Text Styles)

    Being able to create and share Style Guides to be used within teams. For instance, one member of a team can create a style guide with several object/paragraph/font styles to be shared with team members working on the same project. Within the object style allowing dynamic styles of say, a button, to be shared would be helpful as well.

    196 votes
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  15. Snapping grid (identical-sized squares)

    No hay ningún tipo de Rejilla.
    Sobretodo customizar tipo BootStrap

    1 vote
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  16. Constrain proportions (aspect ratio) when resizing numerically

    The ability to constrain the proportions of an element, but change the dimensions, say width, to an exact number value.

    110 votes
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    17 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    feature-completed  ·  Tom Krcha responded

    You can constrain proportions for objects directly via a lock icon in the property inspector.

    Enjoy.

    Tom (Adobe XD)

  17. positioning relative to artboard

    I find the option to position elements relative to artboard is a missing feature.

    Not only for center to artboard, but also, let's say I change the width of the artboard, if the element is centered it should keep that way.

    If it's aligned to right it should be like glued to the artboard right edge.

    7 votes
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  18. Can you add handle points to scale down or up text?

    Can you add handle points to scale down or up text?

    2 votes
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  19. Keyboard shortcut to change text size

    Change text size with cmd+shift+comma and dot for -1/+1 and cmd+shift+alt+comma and dot for -10/+10 font size like other adobe apps

    44 votes
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  20. being able to easily arrange objects to the back and front

    since there is no layers tab, it is crucial to have a feature that allows the user to arrange objects to:


    • bring to front

    • bring forward

    • send backward

    • send to back

    I'm aware that these are in the menu under Object, but please make them more accessible in the UI, if I have to go into the menu every time to arrange objects it will slow down the user's work flow!

    19 votes
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    6 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    In our June 2016 release, you will be able to use the context menu (right click) to arrange your item. For now, you can use the menu under Object as mentioned, or shortcuts (CMD + ] to Bring Forward, or CMD + [ to send Backward).

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