Adobe XD: Feature Requests

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  1. Increase zoom range for Design Specs

    The current zoom range for Design Specs goes up to 200%. For small items with intricate details or many parts, a larger max would be very helpful (800, 1600, etc.) for precise selection.

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  2. Component States to Development (Design Specs)

    How can we export Hover states to development?
    In the specs there is only one state in the component. How will development see all states?

    16 votes
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  3. Allow editing shared specs links' titles - use case for derivative files.

    If I make derivative files from a file that was already shared as a specs link all derivatives will have the same title on the shared specs screen.

    Confusing to devs and clients and a common use case when working on products.

    1 vote
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  4. Underlined Text Doesn't Show in Dev Specs Panel

    When you copy a paragraph from specs and some of the text is underlined in the design/prototype, it would be great if the underline was copied as well?

    This could be easily left off by the developer.

    1 vote
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  5. Expand design spec inspector by default

    I'd like to be able to choose to have the property inspector already open in development view. It would save having to describe how to click on the icon to engineers every time.

    2 votes
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  6. Snapshots of web pages for inspiration

    It would be nice if people could enter in a web page URL of a page that inspires them from anywhere on the net, then click a simple button that snaps a full page image for quick importing of that page into XD, then shows the dimensions or at least it makes it easy to measure the exact dimensions that the original developer used within the page. This will help people learn from other designers creations because learning their layouts and dimensions cand be a tricky task sometimes.

    1 vote
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  7. Export XD assets panel to SASS

    I'm a developer and I need to turn a designer's design into css code.
    The assets panel now has only one group of colors. But the css divide the colors into background-colors, border-colors, and font colors.Can the asset panel add these groups so that they are consistent with the web code?

    6 votes
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  8. Export style sheet for developers

    Dev gets confused about what styles are what. I thought the XD Share for Dev link would have the styles in the sidebar, but there are none. I even have a master document with all of my assets: fonts, colors, and elements. Now I have to go back in and manually annotate what fonts are connected to what styles.. It would be a small addition, but would be super great in striving to better communicate with my dev team. Thank you for your consideration!

    2 votes
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  9. More Units for CSS snippets

    More options for the units in the CSS snippets, both for text and other objects. For example em, %, vw and other CCS units used for responsive web design.

    2 votes
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  10. Adjust colors in Design Specs for better contrast

    Add more color contrast on the css section. It is currently purple and orange on a gray background. It is very hard to read.

    1 vote
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  11. View number of times a component is used in Design Specs

    As the UI/UX Designer that works on projects with multiple teams, it would be nice if my developers could see the components, how many times they've been used, and where.

    We could always let them use the Adobe XD document, but as per their request it would be nice to see all of this information in one place since they're already in love with the dev view and tools there.

    2 votes
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  12. Assets zip download in design specs

    Please give option to download zip file of all assets. Now developer have to download it one by one so it takes too much time.

    2 votes
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  13. Ability to view guides in Design Specs

    This is extremely important, almost as important as bringing back the old Design Specs flow which you took away for no logical reason.

    4 votes
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  14. The latest update GRID VIEW is so bad in UX

    66 total screens, there is no sorting function and those image-card was too small. VERY BAD ONE, every time i return from card detail the search keyword was gone, and i have to search it again

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  15. Android Mobile character Styles Specs must be in "SP"

    Currently when we share Android Layout to the developers it was showing in DP for all in specs but as per platform guidelines prefer when it is character styles specs should be "SP" it is stands for Scale independent pixels. It is same as dp unit but it is also scaled by the user's font size preference.

    Preferable request is meaningful as it will not confuse to the developers hope it make sense.

    1 vote
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  16. Update multiple publish links at the same time

    As a Designer I want to create links that will not change during the project for iOS, Web and Android.

    I want to be able to update all (iOS, Web, Android) in one click.
    I want to be able to generate a single link for both prototype and specs; all should be updated in one click.

    In such case, the links should not be changed but stay the same.

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    Because when designing both iOS and Android applications from one XD file I cannot manage/update 2 spec links at the same time, and have…

    3 votes
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  17. Ability to check the size of multiple items in Development

    When viewing in the inspector mode in the browser, would be ideal to be able to select multiple elements at the same time, in order to check the total size. This is necessary for when a developer is building the layout templates.

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  18. Design Spec in Inches

    We should be able to see Design specs in inches as well. Some Enterprise development tools (BI TOOLS) only support Inches as the measurement value.
    So we are able to design, review and prototype but can't share design specs, that's still a manual process.

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  19. Find next component (highlight on canvas one-by-one)

    To whom this may concern,

    Hello,

    I am one of the Adobe XD users and just have few questions regarding any planned updates for the functions of “highlight on canvas” function in the Assets Panel.
    Currently on the artboard, it is clearly indicated where the function is on the Assets Panel, but for the large-scale projects, where many artboards are maintained, it is difficult to determine where exactly the component is highlighted, even when the function is used.
    Also, during the execution of a large-scale project, it is difficult to determine where each personnel has used the canvas.
    If I…

    4 votes
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  20. Hide "Fixed position" layers to see design specs of other layers beneath them

    Layers that have been set to "Fix position when scrolling" often overlap over other key layers and block the inspection of the layers underneath.

    For example, if you have a mobile screen with a bottom fixed menu then this layer will need to be positioned on top of the 0-viewport. This results in any other layers in body below this bottom tab layer becoming invisible in design and design specs mode. And the developer cannot see any of their details.

    So a way to hide these layers in the design specs mode will be of great help.

    2 votes
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