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  1. After Effects Integration: Groups should be imported as compositions

    When exporting to After effects the xd pages are split into layers in After Effects but the grouping seems to be lossed. This has meant that it is difficult to find the correct layers and groups. It would be ideal if groups in XD were changed into compositions in after effects with the layers for each group held within.

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      0 comments  ·  06 : Integration with other tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • AdobeXD and Maze.Design Integration

      Maze.Design is an extraordinary user testing tool that is personally my go to tool for usability testing.

      Maze is amazingly simple and intuitive to import designs and create a user test, and track a users session, it provides details such as heat-maps, screen time, device details etc.

      It currently has integrations with InVision, Sketch and Marvel. It would be AMAZING to get AdobeXD in on that list.

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      • Use external strings ID

        Use a reference of external strings IDs in text fields.

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        • Export with Zeplin - Exclude Sublayers

          In Sketch there is an option adding "-g-" as prefix to a folder name you want to export to avoid the devs to select the sublayers of this folder.

          feature is describe here at the bottom of the page

          https://support.zeplin.io/sketch-integration/exporting-assets-from-sketch

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          • Jira integration is not sufficient

            Now I can only link a full prototype / design spec to a jira issue.
            Our workflow is to (deep)link specific screens from that prototype to a single ticket as the scope of the issue is only a part of the prototype.

            Or is there a workaround?

            This is an important feature to make the Jira integration useful for us.
            I'm using Jira Server in my organisation.

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            • Design Systems: Documentation syncs between design system and projects.

              Design Systems: Documentation syncs between design system and projects. an online resource where all design related documentation is stored, Colors, Typography, Assets, UI Patterns and more.

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              • show Adobe XD button in Jira Cloud story

                In Jira Cloud, we can see the Adobe XD button in the cards, under the "..." button.
                We would like to see it directly there, avoiding the need to click this button to see it. See image.
                Thanks,

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                • Support options for export to After Effects

                  Request options in a popin before export to AE :
                  - Make folders as comp > checkbox
                  - Make symbols as comp > chekbox
                  - Export hidden layers > checkbox
                  - Export locked layers > checkbox
                  - Export grid as guide > checkbox

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                  • JIRA: Preview of an artboard for artboard link, not of main artboard

                    Same problem for integrations in Slack and Jira integrations' previews

                    If I am adding or sharing Adobe XD link of a concrete artboard in some project, e.g.:
                    https://xd.adobe.com/view/PROJECTID/screen/ARTBOARDID/
                    then preview usually is generated not for this concrete artboard that i am sharing, but for the main artboard of the whole project

                    So in fact it generates for me this link preview:
                    https://xd.adobe.com/view/PROJECTID/

                    This is completely illogical, when e.g. in Jira I create a task to implement concrete subpage, but then Adobe XD generates me every time the main page preview...

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                    • Share, Download and Delete (Cloud Documents must have options online or locally)

                      Currently Cloud Documents when selected only have a Delete option. I believe the document should have more options. Use the three dots menu and add the options to Share and Download next to the existing Delete button.

                      These options should be available when the cloud documents are accessed online as well.

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                      • Warp image effect

                        Please add an image perspective/warp image effect tool.

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                        • Plugins Tutorial

                          Because there are so many XD Plugins, for better user experience, it'd be great when every plugin's developer provide a tutorial on how to use the plugin. The tutorial is to save designer time and effort to figure out how is the plugin works, but try them one by one.

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                          • Confluence (Cloud) Integration

                            We need a way to embed XD prototypes into Confluence Cloud much like InVision currently allows. We use Confluence to communicate with customers and to handle the sharing of designs and specifications with developers, QA, Doc, etc...

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                            • After Effects Export - Grouped paths as single shape layer

                              When sending files to After Effects, add ability for paths that are grouped together to come in as a single shape layer, instead of multiple parented shape layers.

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                              • Send to After Effects - Choose where to save images

                                Ability to save images in a specific location when sending to AE. I noticed it gets saved to the local disk, but our team works on a server so that isn't ideal.

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                                • Simply make XD full Adobe CC ecosystem friendly...

                                  Well... after trying many times XD and giving up frustrated after every try, I’ve reached some thoughts about why its still unusable for my “particular” user experience:

                                  1. I’ve been doing user interface mock-ups with Illustrator for at least a decade, so my skills are focused on be productive with it and import image assets from Photoshop when needed. Then, I haven’t time to face a learn curve on a new design tool. I want to keep using Illustrator.

                                  2. Being an Adobe CC long time user, I’ve grown with a deep understanding of Adobe CC ecosystem. Each program cooperates…

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                                    0 comments  ·  06 : Integration with other tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Thanks for your feedback.

                                    1) Our intent is for you to be able to still use Illustrator. We can now open Illustrator files, so you can design in Illustrator, bring your designs over to XD, and then add in motion using our Prototype mode.

                                    2) You can use Creative Cloud Libraries to update your linked assets across documents. If auto update images is something you’re interested in, there is a feature request in this database you can upvote. https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007/suggestions/12869109

                                    3) It sounds like you’re interested in dark mode, there’s a feature request for that as well. Over time, you’ll see both Illustrator and XD moving to a more universal design system. Hopefully that will help! https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007/suggestions/12940362

                                    Please let us know if you have specific requests beyond those two above.

                                  • Integration with zeroheight

                                    My company has the design system and components in Zeroheight, as it makes our designs to be consistent and is an easy way to share assets. I would be ideal if XD could integrate this plugin for our work and to push other designers to start using XD (as at the moment they consider this a blocker)

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                                    • Confluence (Server) Integration

                                      We need a possibility to embed prototypes and design specs into Confluence (Server version, not Cloud) since we use confluence to manage large ui and software projects. Confluence therefor is the central place to organise user stories, screen designs, prototpyes etc.

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                                      • Integration of Overflow plugin

                                        Please provide to the Overflow plugin the prototyping links.
                                        Other tools just do that.

                                        Without this feature we have to redesign all the navigation.
                                        Thanks

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                                        • Integration with Arduino

                                          Control prototypes with Arduino devices

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