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  1. Show link to export folder, when export is complete

    I would like to see a link to my export folder (or open the export folder automatically) when my export is complete.

    It would optimize my workflow, since I use my exported assets immediately. F.ex. to use in invision etc... now I have to browse separately to the folder.

    Example:
    In Balsamiq a small link is shown "go there", in the confirmation message when my export is complete.

    other suggestion: maybe an additional checkbox in the export settings: "open folder when complete".

    It's a small feature, but every 10 seconds per export I can save, would make me happy :)

    6 votes
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  2. 46 votes
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    14 comments  ·  05 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Add PDF margins on export

    I work for a large ad agency. Currently we design in InDesign and export a PDF with margins to route through the agency and to and from our large, lucrative client. The margins are essential because we annotate the files. The PDF goes from department to department where stakeholders comment. The PDF is created by the art dept and lands back there and comments are addressed after it makes it's rounds.

    We would need to be able to create margins on our PDF exports to hold the anotations in order to even consider using XD. I think that one tweak…

    2 votes
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  4. Export SVG with artboard boundary, without transform

    When you export icons to SVG format, you need artboard to fit the illustrations for clear SVG code. Like Adobe Illustrator.

    Now XD adds superfluous information like transform().

    8 votes
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    4 comments  ·  05 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Mihnea Ovidenie responded

    Hi,

    Can you give us more details about your workflow and how the transform impacts you?

    Cheers,
    M.

  5. Export to iOS and Android simultaneously

    Right now, if I have an icon that I need to export for both iOS and Android, I have to run through the export process twice. It would be nice if "Export for" was a multi-select checkbox instead of a radio button.

    8 votes
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  6. Export assets to an "asset" directory in the same location as the *.xd file

    the title says it all
    During export i don't want to be clicking and looking for the location of the export every single time.

    Please make a button that resets the export location to the location of *.xd file.

    2 votes
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  7. [Windows] Exporting from Xd (.svg) to Adobe Illustrator - Blur Not Showing

    [Windows] Exporting from Xd (.svg) to Adobe Illustrator - Blur Not Showing

    Xd Version: 0.8.22.17 Beta, CS 2.4.3.114
    Adobe Illustrator Version : 21.1.0 (64-bit)
    Windows 10 Home
    Version 1703
    OS Build 15063.608


    1. Create any 2 shapes in Xd. Make them any color but white.

    2. Create a 3rd shape and overlay(top layer)that so the previous two shapes are totally covered

    3. Select this 3rd shape and apply blur (amount: 8 | brightness: 0 | opacity: 0%)

    4. Select page

    5. Export .svg (embed image)

    6. Open .svg in Adobe Illustrator

    Result
    No blur. See Ai_NoBlur.png

    Expected Result
    See AiBlur.ai
    1. I made a group

    8 votes
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    3 comments  ·  05 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Blur for the exported SVG will be implemented in a future version of XD. Will let you know once that is publicly available.

    Cheers,
    M.

  8. 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…

    79 votes
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  9. Export Illustrator file

    A client is requesting to have assets in Illustrator format. Basically, I want to be able to export from XD as an Illustrator file with the options to save images as linked or embedded. This is similar to the SVG export option, except that SVG I think has a file size limit of about 15 MB. When I export as an SVG at a large size, XD fails. Exporting as Illustrator with supported text boxes (not breaking them into individual text lines and not outlining the text either. Just easy and editable from XD to Illustrator. XD export as SVG…

    22 votes
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    8 comments  ·  05 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    I would like to understand more about the limitation of the export as SVG as i am not aware of any limit. Are you talking about a limit in the application that consumes the SVG, like a browser or Illustrator?

    In general, if you choose to export with embedded images, the size of SVG will become large and it will be hard to process it in other application.

    Cheers,
    M.

  10. 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 ...

    546 votes
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    57 comments  ·  05 : 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:

  11. Separate Quality Settings for 1x and 2x JPEG Export

    2x JPEGs typically should be compressed more than 1x JPEGs, so being able to individually set quality would be extremely useful, otherwise I have to do two separate exports (each with a different quality) and merge the results.

    4 votes
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  12. 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.

    64 votes
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  13. Render the artboard background color behind the assets when exporting to JPG

    Exporting assets (like a row of buttons) as JPG turns the transparent space to white - it should change it to the artboards background colour (or even better, give the user the option to use the background colour or not)

    4 votes
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  14. Name PDF File Name when exporting to PDF

    Currently when you export to PDF there is no option to name the PDF file you are saving, even if you've only selected a few artboards, meaning I have to go back onto the desktop after the fact and edit the filename of the exported PDF.

    75 votes
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  15. 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…

    211 votes
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  16. Save export location with file

    Currently the default location to export your assets is the last location used. I work in several different projects throughout the day and need to export to different locations. It would be great if the default location for exporting assets stayed with the individual XD file instead of being system wide.

    25 votes
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  17. 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.

    103 votes
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  18. 8 votes
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  19. Maintain creation order of artboards when exporting to pdf

    Artboard export to pdf is currently top left to bottom right. When linking to the PDF from InDesign this may mess up the links if artboards are rearranged or added later.

    An option to change this behavior to be closer to Illustrator would fix this issue. I.e. export in order of creation.

    Unless there is another way to reference XD files from within InDesign?

    3 votes
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  20. Export Text

    Highlight a Page and export all TEXT BLOCKS as text files for developers to import into CMS.

    44 votes
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    7 comments  ·  05 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Mihnea Ovidenie responded

    Hi Ruth,

    I understand what you are saying and thank you for the explanation.

    Cheers,
    M.

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