Adobe XD: Feature Requests

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  1. Hotspot hints in Preview

    When viewing my prototype using Preview, I would like to see the same hotspot hints that my team members will see when they view my prototype on the web.

    56 votes
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  2. Dynamic scrolling viewport height based on screen size

    Currently, for scrolling artboards there is a fixed-position dotted line that defines the height of the viewport in the interactive preview.

    For desktop web sized artboards, I'd like the position of the dotted line to automatically adjust dynamically so the prototype fills the full height of the user's screen. For example, on a laptop screen the scrollable viewport might be 960px tall and when the same prototype is viewed on a desktop monitor the viewport might be 1200px tall.

    99 votes
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  3. Repeat Grid: different icons / SVG images in each grid cell

    Apparently only JPG/PNG is supported when performing drag & drop of a set of images.
    My assets are often SVG so supporting that format there would spare me from having to generate temporary PNGs or place manually.

    It seems currently it adds all SVGs on all cells when dropping and creates a mask of all the files combined(??).

    Thank you.

    213 votes
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  4. Display artboard titles on the shared web prototype

    For better flow and clarity for the clients, to have artboards names visible at the top of every screen in the public views.

    84 votes
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  5. Defined border/stroke (or shadow) around the edge of a mask

    I am not sure if you already have a request for this, however, it would be nice if we could add a border on the outside of a masked circle or square.

    77 votes
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  6. Some SVG gradients are missing

    SVG gradients are not rendered correctly when importing this image in AdobeXD.
    See the reference file with embedded bitmaps to see how it is rendered compared to how it should be rendered.

    18 votes
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  7. Multiple sharing links for different subsets of same file

    I´m designing for several screens at once and would like to be able to create separate links for the different screens. Eg one for desktop, one for tablet and one for phone. So that I easily can work on all the screens at once and don't have to change files.

    210 votes
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    42 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    As a workaround for this featire you can make your home artboard an “index” page which links to the different views/subsets of your design. When you share your design and visit the URL you can click through to the real home artboards and copy the URL (each artboard has it’s own URL on the shared link). You can then share these URLs to link people to a subset of your design.

    We hope to be able to formalize this feature in the future.

  8. Repeat grid - move next row down when adding content makes items bigger

    I don't know it's considered as a bug or if it's beaucause it's not final yet.


    1. 0.5.0.4 Beta


    2. Having a repeat grid with content in it already. Trying to add new element within the groups of the grid (which because of the logic of no layers, adds the object in each duplicate). Finally, move the whole group (normally considered as the reference object for the grid) to adjust the spacing in height of the content.


    3. I was hoping when I drag the repeat grid handle down, the following content would take in account the respacing.


    4. It does not.


    5. Video attached.

    13 votes
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    1 comment  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Winnie,

    Thank you for your feedback! We already have a feature in the backlog for adjusting the cell size based on the content and that will solve the issue you describe. Currently the size of the repeat grid cells is fixed and only their padding adjustable.

    Kind regards,
    Florin

  9. Ability to define wire color

    Being able to select the color for the connectors not only makes it easier for me to understand the interactions better at a glance but when I share the wireframes with developers it gives more clarity to the progression of interactions.

    62 votes
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  10. 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.

    3,014 votes
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  11. Vertical Alignment of text in text box

    Ability to align text to the top/middle/bottom of the text box. I'm sure you've already got the horizontal alignment options covered in your checklist.

    775 votes
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  12. 79 votes
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    6 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Kieran,

    Thanks for your feedback! This feature is already in our backlog – not sure when it will arrive, but we’re aware of the need for it.

    Regards,
    Joe

  13. Show preview in OS X Quick Look

    OS X's Quick Look doesn't work, I can't look content

    (macOS Finder spacebar / space shortcut)

    135 votes
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  14. 1,438 votes
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  15. Locked objects should be completely disabled

    At the moment a locked object can still be selected, hindering the ability to select an object underneath.

    It would be great if locked object would be completely disabled, similar to how an illustrator locked object behaves.

    147 votes
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  16. 2,477 votes
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  17. Customize Keyboard Shortcuts

    I know that your design team probably had some rationale when defining shortcut keys for actions. For example, Z does not bring up the zoom tool, A is used for artboard creation instead of direct selection, etc. On the And that's fine - you can't design for the convenience of every user. But it'll be super duper awesome if you can let us define our own shortcuts... and sooner rather than later please.

    373 votes
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  18. Fonts preview

    When you choose font for text, would be good to have some preview about how it'll look.

    830 votes
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  19. 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.

    382 votes
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  20. Linked Objects / Images

    Option to link objects (or generate smart objects) when pasted from a PSD or AI source to maintain a reference.

    This would provide a simple method for single or multiple object updates (beyond the CC Design Libraries integration)—saving time and ensuring all objects are the most current.

    Example: Revision to a microphone icon via Illustrator, which is used across 20 artboards

    1,311 votes
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