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  1. Export whole artboards (or entire project) as HTML

    It would be great to Export Prototypes as pure HTML Projects. I am working a lot on Multiscreen apps, where I mostly use Serveal Webcontainers Running on several Screens, to develop those Applications.

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      feature-under-review  ·  225 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Copy from XD & paste into Illustrator (or Photoshop)

      For any given vector pieces, to be able to copy from XD and cut to illustrator. We can do it in the other way for now, but it would be great if it could work the other way too.

      To rework an icon for example, or trick an object with more advanced tools like in illustrator. Why ? It's faster than to export to svg and export it back again. It would also allow to keep your objects scaled the same way.

      550 votes
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        83 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        When Creative Cloud support lands, you would be able to save assets to your CC Library (e.g. vectors, bitmaps), and open them in different tools (e.g. vectors in Illustrator, bitmaps in Photoshop), then save it back to your Library, updating all instances where they’re being used. Would that help your use case?

      • Export from XD to Sketch

        Using XD currently, were other members in team are using sketch.
        Not able to deliver required (sketch) file format to front end developers.

        Frond end devs are using only sketch to read, since majority are using it.

        Option to "export to sketch" would solve the file deliverable problem.

        529 votes
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          108 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Psd export and multiple formats using Extract

          We need export as a Psd or export multiple formats or use Extract to transfer layout objects CSS to Dreamweaver like creative cloud extract.

          456 votes
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            feature-in-the-backlog  ·  89 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Export to Photoshop / PSD format

            this is very important feature, that will make life of many designers and their clients much better

            402 votes
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              121 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • CONVERT TO CODE

              We seriously need to be able to convert our designs into code, just like sketch and invision can both do. This is the only thing holding people back from joining xd.

              242 votes
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                36 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Hi, all-

                “Convert to code” is fairly ambiguous, and I’m looking for more specifics as to what you’re hoping to get out of this. We already have a number of stories that go to specific technologies: HTML/CSS, XCode, Android Studio, etc. I’d like to close this one out in the interest of having more specific export paths.

                -Elaine

              • Export interactive prototype as native mobile app (iOS, Android)

                Hi,

                I'm Head of Brand Management in a marketing department. And more and more often we need to make a simple app to our colleagues in sales. Very simple functionality but vital information. The problem is that our development department do not have time and recourses to help us doing the coding for us.
                So basically my suggestions is quite simple: Why can't Adobe XD have a export or build function like nativ.com or Appy Pie where you can build an app without coding. I do my designs in XD, Photoshop etc. and I have a licens for Adobe CC…

                161 votes
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                  23 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Export XML Layout Code for Android

                  Based on the Android components I would like the export all my layouts with assets. I would to import the xml document into my Android studio and drag the assets into Android studio have most of the front end tools layout everything.

                  150 votes
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                    18 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • PDF Export - compression options to reduce file size

                    Exported PDF are too big. Please add compression options like InDesign.

                    141 votes
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                      47 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Better svg export

                      Adobe Creative Design supports svg export which is great, but the resulting svg is a little bit suboptimal. For example, if i create a simple circle, give it a stroke-width of 4 with some color and a fill
                      the resulting svg contains a group element containing 2 circles, one with a fill and the other with a stroke.

                      It would be great if the exported svg could be cleaner. I attached some sample files. the "_exported.svg" is the file exported from Adobe XD, the "_edited.svg" contains the svg, which yields the same result but is cleaner.

                      A cleaner svg would…

                      140 votes
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                        10 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        Hi,

                        The feature that allows you to control the position of stroke: inside/center/outside was started and it will be available in the future versions of Adobe XD. Will let you know once the feature becomes available.

                        Cheers,
                        M.

                      • Export size options (e.g. export only 2x version)

                        The ability to select my sizes for export would be nice. At times I work on apps (as strange as it may sound) that do not require all resolutions of artwork (1x, 2x, 3x) An option to select my would be great. Similar to how Sketch handles it.

                        138 votes
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                          feature-under-review  ·  29 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Dedicated Export workspace to extract CSS styles, measurements, assets

                          It would be very useful having one more tab after Design and Prototype called "Export" for example. It would let developers easily see all the necessary information about any element like the size and color of the text, the size of a button and it's position on the screen, and so on, and then easily export any element. From there

                          127 votes
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                            15 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Export Animated GIF

                            Give option to select which screens to simulate/animate/and export, give exact width/height options, speed, then options per format, i.e for GIF will give GIF options, for AVI will give video options and thus ...

                            122 votes
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                              4 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              I’ve tweaked the title so it covers only exporting animation to GIF format. This will help keep our feature list fine-grained so we can get a better picture of which are the most important.

                              For the other formats that were originally mentioned here:

                            • Shared XD libraries

                              Need to share Adobe XD assets library to other CC users. Not only Illustrator CC libraries, but XD colors/fonts/symbols lybraries. It's a must!

                              108 votes
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                                10 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Export styles of selection as CSS and copy/paste them into a code editor of choice

                                This is not the same as exporting an entire artboard as HTML/CSS. Often when transforming design into HTML/CSS it can be handy to extract style information, piece by piece, from a design. Thus from a selection, rather than en entire artboard (though that would be cool as well). Beling able te extract style information as CSS from a selection (e.g. a selected text frame) and copy paste it into whatever code editor of choice would make XD such a powerful tool.

                                80 votes
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                                  9 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • XD export feature to xCode

                                  Add xCode export to the list of functions... great for informative apps

                                  57 votes
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                                    22 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Can you tell us more about how you’d like this to work? Do you want XD to export image assets and insert them directly into the correct folders/filenames in an existing Xcode project? Or do you want XD to generate Objective-C / Swift code to create a brand new Xcode project?

                                  • Collect library of assets for export

                                    Here my idea for exporting asset that I call Asset Mode.
                                    Workflow:
                                    1. Choose Assets you want to export in Design Mode by right click > Send to Assets
                                    2. Switch to Asset Mode
                                    3. Change wifth, heigh, position, background of assets
                                    4. Choose scales (1x, 2x,...)
                                    5. Export
                                    Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWa0Z-qke5g&feature=youtu.be
                                    XD Prototype: http://adobe.ly/1O438HI

                                    55 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Export Xaml code for building Universal Windows Platform Applications (UWP)

                                      Help us quickly get from concept to working prototype for our Windows 10/HoloLens/WinPhone/Xbox apps by streamlining created content from XD to XAML.

                                      Add support for exporting (or copying to clipboard) XAML. Make it intelligent enough to convert things like repeat grids to GridViews.

                                      51 votes
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                                        8 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Export SVG With Inline Styles

                                        If you'll use exported SVG graphics as a code embedded into your HTML (but not as an external .svg image) you encounter CSS issues.
                                        The problem is in <style></style> which you generate on SVG export. Every path in SVG has its class name and they all are named like "a", "b", "c" etc… (image 1 attached)
                                        1. These classes may cause conflict with existing classes, in case I already have "a", "b", "c" classes in my HTML.
                                        2. These classes will interfere styles of other SVGs exported from XD and embedded on the page.

                                        Solution:
                                        Remove classes and generate inline…

                                        43 votes
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                                          8 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Export to Dreamweaver

                                          A great feature would be to export a layout into a format that could be edited in Dreamweaver allowing us to create a layout or UI and then build a final producr straight off of that.

                                          This would speed up the design process and levels of productivity tremendously.

                                          40 votes
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