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  1. Color variation support in repeated grids

    Ability to change individual item colors in repeated groups, in the same way you can change text. Perhaps with a similar system of dropping a text file of hex values to change them.

    Alternatively, the ability to have component states be different within repeated groups would be helpful.

    For example, I have a health meter in a table, shows a heart in red, yellow, or green. I can have each as a component state and in a repeated grid, select the individual items I want to change for variation WITHOUT having to ungroup. I'm forced to ungroup all the time,…

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  2. "Variables" to use on any value (like distances)

    I saw there are already several feature requests about variables, but none of them seemed to be exactly the same.

    I seem to spend quite some time placing elements on the screen to ensure distances between them are just like we want them.
    Lets say for instance that the page is divided into sections, and each section starts with a Headline. The headline has a 80px margin to the top of the section. After the section content, there is again a 80px margin to the bottom of the section.
    It would be great if this value (80px) could be a…

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  3. [Mac] Switch documents while in full screen mode

    Hi -

    I'm new to XD, but think I'm getting the hang of toggling between files that are open - since there are no pages as there are in Sketch. I like your Command + ~ keyboard shortcut very much for accomplishing this.

    However, what I don't like is when a project file window is maximized, you can't execute the command, I believe - only when projects you are toggling between are in more reduced windows frames.

    I maximize my projects for size, to be able to see more of the contents of a project. So, giving me such functionality…

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  4. 2 -sided shape faces for 3d transformed objects

    I created a cube with basic shapes but when I rotate them the item in front seems to disappear giving the shape a hollow feeling.

    I think if we give the options to enable 2 sided shapes then this can be avoided and create some really cool 3d shapes animations.

    This will help us create complex 3d shapes in XD it self for e.g.cubes.

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  5. Apply hex color in clipboard to selected object

    When I paste an hexadecimal color outside of a text zone, i expect the selected object to take the background color specified in the text, not to paste the text as raw text

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  6. Show Component Dependencies

    When working with linked components, there are often times when individual components will 'mysteriously' not allow operations like delete, make local, etc.
    This is usually because the selected component is a sub-component another compound components.
    The process of finding out which other components in the library depend on the selected components is difficult even for the designer who created the components. It's nearly impossible for collaborators.

    If a function like "Show Dependencies" were added to the right-click context menu of components that fall into this category, it would be much easier to manage.

    I envision this feature as filtering the…

    3 votes

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  7. Move the preview button away from notification area

    On macOS, notifications come from right to left right below the menu bar on the top right. This means that whenever you get a notification, the preview button and the surrounding interactions are covered.

    It's of course frustrating that you ever so often need to close notifications to interact with the preview button. And what's really frustrating is all those times when you are about to click on the preview button, but a notification suddenly gets inbetween and you accidentally open upp Messages, Calendar, Slack or any other app that you got a notification from instead of previewing your design.

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  8. Consistency in click behavior throughout the interface

    It is a source of daily/hourly frustration that clicking on the icon portion of a layer will open it while the only way to open an artboard is to double click the icon (just to mention one). This is only one such inconsistency, but it's very frustrating to have layers expand when I'm only trying to select it as the first of a multiple selection while at the same time, clicking anywhere on an artboard from the list will only select it. In this latter case, one has to both double-click and do so in a small hitbox.

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  9. blend mode on image does not work when grouped into 'Vertical scroll'

    If you have multiple images with 'Darken' as a Blend mode (for ex) and then if you select all of them and make it as a Vertical Scroll, the blending mode from all the images doesn't work.

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  10. Convert Boolean group to multiple shape objects

    布尔运算建议增加分割功能

    It is suggested to add segmentation function to Boolean operation

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  11. Replace long hyphen with standard hyphen in default Artboard names

    When I create an artboard it adds a default name with some type of long hyphen character. This character has problems with other applications. For example, Windows doesn't really like it. It causes artboard export to crap out sometimes. Gmail doesn't like it because when I export a mobile design and gmail it to myself to view on phone (cause I want to), my device sometimes doesn't want to download the attachment. If I change the hyphen, it works. As a user, I don't really care if it's Windows or Gmail or my phone, it's just unnecessary headache. And you…

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  12. Trim & Crop the dimension of a Group (Cmd + Resize) without messing the Layers & Constraints inside

    Literally, Figma, Framer, Sketch, InVision Studio and whole lots of others have this.

    It lets you resize a Group or Frame, without messing it's child layers Constraints, Positions and Responsive Design. Kind of like an override for resizing Frames / Groups.

    Just implement it just like them : Cmd / Ctrl + Resize on any direction.

    Basically for quickly masking child layers inside a Group, without really needing a Mask layer (which sometimes doesn't work to be inside, if your Group is with Stacks)

    Also to make the Prototyping on the Canvas much neater, for Drag Groups that goes beyond…

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  13. Select by color

    Please add to Adobe XD (select fill color & select stroke color), like in illustrator!

    If you add it, We don't need to edit icons in other adobe products like AI or PS, We can easily edit it on XD!

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  14. shortcut for enable/disable stack

    shortcut for enable/disable stack

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  15. Maintain different text colors when converting to path

    When two colors in a text box and I convert that text box to a path, the colors will be one color.
    I want a way to convert to a path while preserving the original color.

    1つのテキストボックス内で文字色が2色あるときに、そのテキストボックスをパスに変換すると、色が1色になります。
    元の色を保ったまま、パスに変換する方法が欲しいです。


    Windows 10
    Version : 38.0.12.13, Creative Cloud Sync 4.7.0.1

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  16. Retain components states when copying from main and pasting in new file

    Many repots on this forum say you can right click a component to make local, so that you can retain the states of the components in this blank file. 80% of the time, that option does not show for me either directly from the component right click, or from the assets panel. See attached. When I tap unlink, it ungroups the components and states are lost. Lose lose. Please advise.

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  19. Layers panel search should include filter by flow name and artboard

    search filter in flow and artbords. I atach screen https://www.dropbox.com/s/tlfpg5qzh3wzzrt/1616573183391.png?dl=0

    Filter by type:
    Filter by artboard
    Filter by flow name

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  20. exporting files with same names should not override

    exporting files with the same names should not override it should just at the number next to it.

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