Adobe XD: Feature Requests

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  1. Auto Suggestion for Text Panel

    Character Panel: To have Auto suggest features. It gets pretty annoying when you have to hit the drop down menu repeatedly in the workflow. This feature maybe be reused in other places as well!

    2 votes
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  2. Multiple fills, borders, and shadows

    Add multiple fills, borders and shadows on top of each other

    265 votes
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  3. Link to external URLs

    Link a button that can link like a hyperlink to another web page like youtube or my own Web Page

    2,084 votes
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  4. Detach / float properties panel to allow for multiple display use

    It would be great to have the ability to 'detach' / 'tear off' the properties panel from Xd to accommodate use on multiple displays. (Like Ps panels)

    This would give us more room to work and use all panels etc. on a second screen or even allow for floating panels.

    65 votes
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  5. Display Cursor Position X, Y coordinates

    Object position is updated live when you move objects. Would be nice to see cursor position as well in the right sidebar. It helps to measure object distances when the smart guides don't register.

    3 votes
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  6. Lock Artboards

    It's easy to accidentally click on the label (i.e. iPhone 6) and move an artboard when working with design elements close to the boundaries.

    35 votes
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  7. 26 votes
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  8. Outline mode to show all objects as strokes

    Would be great if illustrator's outline mode could be used in XD as well.
    cmd+Y would switch the view to outlines.
    Benefits:
    • Easy selection of objects no matter how deeply hidden they are
    • Great overview of the construction of the scene

    48 votes
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  9. Locked objects should be completely disabled

    At the moment a locked object can still be selected, hindering the ability to select an object underneath.

    It would be great if locked object would be completely disabled, similar to how an illustrator locked object behaves.

    147 votes
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  10. Share one 'cell' template across multiple Repeat Grids on different artboards

    Create a 'repeat-grid cell template' that can be used on many artboards, or even on the same artboard where I need to separate them into categories. Edit the 'cell-template-A' and all repeat grids using that template update accordingly.

    4 votes
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  11. Apply a border/stroke to 1 side of a rectangle.

    Rectangles: allow 1 or more sides to have a border(stroke), like: border-top

    824 votes
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  12. 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.

    259 votes
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  13. Export to an APK file

    Export APK file...

    23 votes
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  14. 39 votes
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  15. 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.

    58 votes
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  16. Transform Text Size - multiple at once

    I want to scale groups of text or text with images in one group and make all of them big or small at the same time.

    I don't want to scale each one of them in order to get the size I'm looking for.

    30 votes
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  17. Set spacing between objects to a specific number of pixels

    Adobe Fireworks style specific alignment in pixels.

    Set spacing vertically or horizontally, by typing a specific number value into the panel.

    78 votes
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  18. Hide all panels

    Ability to view only stage, some kind of preview mode, no toolbars & right panel. It will let you focus on content.
    (like F in Photoshop)

    211 votes
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    feature-under-review  ·  MrTalin responded

    Hey Ryan! Definitely something I’ve been looking for as well!

    I can safely say this is a feature we’d all like to see in XD.

  19. Change number values in active field using scroll wheel

    It is terrible to re-type eg. font-size values using keyboard.

    58 votes
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  20. Keyboard shortcut: Resize shapes using Cmd+arrows

    Allow to resize shapes using cmd+arrows. It's one of the best Sketch features, it's really useful for pixel perfecting.

    Cmd-up arrow to increase height, Cmd-down to decrease height.
    Cmd-right increases width, Cmd-left decreases width.

    85 votes
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