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  1. Tap/Hover Effect

    Need Little bit tapping/hover effect on list/buttons/links during presentation to client. Its give an actual working product feel and help to make decision.

    rollover, mouseover

    5,136 votes
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      feature-in-the-backlog  ·  580 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        328 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Scrollable Area (not scrolling whole artboard)

        Define a scrollable area within an artboard

        This provides real-world app use cases, such as a table, slideshow, or iOS dropdown lists.

        4,154 votes
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          feature-started  ·  253 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Carousel / Side-scroll

          Ability to create and customise content carousels or slideshow type scrollable areas.

          Currently there is a "scroll" feature in build, but it seems to be about page scroll and up/down scrollable areas.

          2,467 votes
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            feature-under-review  ·  233 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Global/Master artboard templates (pin objects across all artboards)

            1. Ability to have a single object (or group) break out of its artboard and cross multiple artboards within a single prototype. The simplest use case is the creation of a global navigation bar that spans across multiple screens. This object's interactive elements would also work across multiple screens as well, and any edits to this object would update across the rest of the screens.

            2. Easy interaction management and editing. Also provides consistency with consistent elements within an experience.

            1,478 votes
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              feature-under-review  ·  105 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Scroll to Anchor Link Target

              The anchor link that target the specific part of the page. This is the significant user experience on web usability where user can "back to top" or can navigate (i.e. from menu bar) to the specific sessions without the need to scroll through entire pages.

              1,335 votes
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                feature-in-the-backlog  ·  183 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Gestures - swipe, pinch/zoom, force touch

                In order to full use this as a UX professional, I would have to have the ability to include gestures, most critically for handing a stakeholder a wireframe or design. Gestural swipes, two-finger zoom, force-touch, etc. Otherwise I don't think too many experience UX professionals will be able to properly communicate core functionality and the behavioral imperatives incumbent to the process.

                1,332 votes
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                  feature-under-review  ·  95 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Text input field with actions based on value

                  For prototyping and user testing, a text input field control would be very helpful. Bonus if you could apply actions to enter / submit based on different strings.

                  909 votes
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                    feature-under-review  ·  90 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Static / Fixed objects between transitions

                    When I swipe between screens I do not want the header and footer bar to slide with the transition, just the content area. Please create a function for this

                    855 votes
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                      feature-started  ·  21 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Interactive Prototyping for User Testing

                      I use JustInMind to prototype Web and Mobile apps that I then user-test. The JIM application is less than optimal, but to attract a broader Human Factors / Usability / Design audience you're going to need a lot more than "scrolling."

                      Interactive elements such as text fields, check boxes, drop-downs, etc. that can all be connected, responding to user inputs as needed, in a manner that replicates a real application in its native environment is what is needed.

                      I look forward to that day, as your design tools and simple, visual linking paradigm are certainly winners.

                      647 votes
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                        feature-under-review  ·  25 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • More default animations and easings

                        It would be great with a few more features/interactive animations when you link the pages. More easing options. I guess what I'm saying I would like to have more animations and effects based on what we have on websites and apps to this date.

                        transition presets

                        509 votes
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                          feature-started  ·  11 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Share prototype with customers so that they can view on their mobile devices

                          First of all: I LOVE XD! Thanks for this great software!

                          My issue is, that sharing the prototype on the web is nice, but our customers request to see the prototype on their mobile devices - but not with the online link, because they can't see the complete screen without scrolling and that looks not like an app more than a webpage.

                          Now the only possibility is to download the xd app, login or register and connect the mobile device with the computer, where the file is open. How can our customer see and test the prototype in the same…

                          363 votes
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                            feature-started  ·  26 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Logic in prototyping - conditional behavior, branching, if/then

                            To be able to prototype for usability testing and demonstrations there needs to be a bit more intelligence around how experiences are joined up togehter.

                            If clause example:
                            If user makes choice a, do x. If user makes choice b, do z. And so on.

                            Variables:
                            When user makes a choice/clicks/fills in a field etc. assign a variable. Then allow designer to use variables in an if-clause to make decision which roots to go down.

                            Thank you :)

                            332 votes
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                              feature-under-review  ·  28 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • More slide transitions

                              Few more nice slide transitions wouldn't kill anyone, would it :)

                              310 votes
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                                22 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add Interactive Native Widgets/Controls to Prototypes

                                Support for native device functions (e.g. Cordova).

                                Example dropdown selection, media players, maps, etc.

                                This would increase the demo's effectiveness and allow for a more real-world prototype.

                                310 votes
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                                  feature-in-the-backlog  ·  16 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Export interactive PDF with clickable "PageTo" links

                                  Please add the option to export all artboards of the prototype as a PDF document of many pages, preserving prototype interactivity saving links as PDF internal "pageTo" links (or invisible linkTo rectangles).
                                  So that in this way the prototype can be navigated in the PDF file like on a web page (transitions excluded of course).
                                  This would allow a very efficient "deliverable" design document for the client.

                                  306 votes
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                                    feature-under-review  ·  34 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • 265 votes
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                                      feature-under-review  ·  40 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Custom Scroll Animation Behaviour

                                      Most of modern apps have some custom behaviour - for example

                                      In user profile, you see big profile picture, but when you scroll down to see user posts - picture gets smaller and moves to the corner.

                                      Would be cool to be able to treat scroll position as kind of keyframes timeline, where you can modify styles of some elements and tween them depending on how much some view is scrolled.

                                      Some tools have kind of similar option - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRHuAq4PqQo - check first 30 secs.

                                      256 votes
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                                        feature-under-review  ·  21 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Update interaction wires across symbols (keep in sync)

                                        Adding a wire to an object inside a symbol or changing a wire inside a symbol should create/change the same wire/link across other instances of that symbol in the same way styles/text etc changes other instances.

                                        This would allow navigation to be edited throughout a project.

                                        I love the convenience of symbols, and I love that we can now add links to objects within a symbol, but not being able to propagate that interaction to other symbols is a problem for me.

                                        231 votes
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                                          feature-under-review  ·  65 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Parallax and other effects while scrolling

                                          Add parallax and other effects for masked areas

                                          191 votes
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