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  1. Clipped Scrolling List inside a pop-up.

    Eg: When you have a friends list inside a game screen, in a prototype, I need to be able scroll in a clipped mask of a container, which is currently possible in Principle, which makes a group scrollable vertically or horizontally. I'm looking for the equivalent of the same here.

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      2 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Design Specs for Enterprise customers

      I'd love to see a way for for Enterprise customers whose companies have chosen not to permit sharing to be able to take advantage of the Design Specs feature. We need a way to export a local file that shows the specs that we can share on our internal, private networks. Without this, your largest customers are still left drawing design specs by hand.

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        feature-started  ·  4 comments  ·  09: Design Specs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Extract / Export CSS for development feature

        Nothing more complected simply add Extract css from design as given in illustrator its very important other wise now day's it's simple to design in XD and very difficult to Develop application from xd assets because of no css export option in it, Please include this.

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          58 comments  ·  09: Design Specs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          We’re actively working on this. Stay tuned for more updates.

          If you’d like to contribute to our thinking and help shape this feature, please write to me at hnarayan(at)adobe(dot)com

        • 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…

          149 votes
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            11 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.

          • Static / Fixed objects between transitions

            When I swipe between screens I do not want the header and footer bar to slide with the transition, just the content area. Please create a function for this

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              feature-started  ·  22 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Version Control - store history/timeline of revisions

              It would be nice if there was a way to have multiple versions of a design living in one document. Right now we'll have a v1 wireframe and will be reviewing features for v2. I typically lock that version and then create a new file called v2 and start making changes. Would be nice if they could be linked somehow verses multiple file versions.

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                66 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Swap locations of "update link" and "create new link"

                Share link Again button placement feels like it should switch place with Update link..

                BECAUSE:
                I usually send out links to the team/clients, and when I want to update the Link (Share Again) then right after clicking the buttons change to "Update Link" or "Create New Link" The one beneath the mouse cursor is Create New, and that really is a mess since its really easy to missclick that button. I generally always just want to Update my prototype since the link is already out there.. Not have a chance to missclick the New link and have to send a…

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                  2 comments  ·  03 : Sharing on the web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  We are making an update to the dialog that should remove the “Share Again” link and hopefully make this not happen.

                • Scale/resize symbols individually

                  I love the addition of symbols to XD, only let down (beside the ability to re-organise them which is already posted as an idea) is that I have to create a new symbol for every required size.

                  Please let us scale the symbols

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                    feature-started  ·  124 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Copy CSS attributes

                    As Sketch already do... Possibility to copy css attributes by right clic (like gradient attributes,...) and paste it into a code editor.

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                      41 comments  ·  09: Design Specs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      We’re actively working on this. Stay tuned for more updates.

                      If you’d like to contribute to our thinking and help shape this feature, please write to me at hnarayan(at)adobe(dot)com

                    • Change green checkmark to another icon when the prototype falls out of date

                      Confusing: Sharing popup shows green checkmark even when shared prototype is out of date
                      Loving the product folks, just a quick suggestion. Not really a bug.. more of a UX issue. I was a little thrown off when my prototype wasn’t updating even though the green check (up to date?) was there. The copy with ‘share again’ feels wrong to me when you can share again OR update the app.

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                        3 comments  ·  03 : Sharing on the web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Adobe Extract for Brackets to work with XD

                        Brackets Code Editor has good integration with PSD Files, which allows it to grab layers, colors, font details and spacing info. More on that here (https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/help/extract-for-brackets.html)
                        I wonder whether you can work on features that allow Adobe Extract to grab data(images, font names, sizing info etc) from XD and transfer for Brackets, the same way it happens to PSD ?

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                          feature-started  ·  6 comments  ·  09: Design Specs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Simpler way to Crop Photos

                          There should really be a tool to crop photos by selection (maybe by double clicking on it and using the control points) but it took me a while just to figure out that i have to mask by shape just to crop a photo.

                          199 votes
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                            16 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            We’ve begun working on an easier way to crop your images without using an image mask and will be releasing this in an upcoming release!

                            Hoyle
                            Product Manager, Adobe XD

                          • Superscript/Subscript

                            Set text in superscript and subscript.

                            376 votes
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                              feature-started  ·  83 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • More default animations and easings

                              It would be great with a few more features/interactive animations when you link the pages. More easing options. I guess what I'm saying I would like to have more animations and effects based on what we have on websites and apps to this date.

                              transition presets

                              552 votes
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                                feature-started  ·  11 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Guides

                                An ability to drag out persistent guides to an artboard and have other objects snap to it

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                                  347 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • View and share design prototypes at actual size

                                  The full-screen feature is nice but I need to be able to show clients what my designs will look like at actual size on the web. The prototypes need to be displayed at the size they are designed at. This is the one feature that would justify me switching from using InVision for my prototyping.

                                  234 votes
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                                    63 comments  ·  03 : Sharing on the web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    In the release today, if you go into full screen mode, your prototype is now sized to actual size. So, designs will scroll automatically depending on browser size.

                                    In the future, we plan to allow you to choose your scaling option, but, this is the first step towards that.

                                  • Regular Polygon Tool (triangle, octagon, star, etc.)

                                    The ability to create polygons, such as Triangles (most important), Pentagons, Stars, Hexagons.

                                    101 votes
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                                      feature-started  ·  16 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  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.

                                      614 votes
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                                        84 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Built-in Library of Common UI Elements

                                        It would be great if AdobeXD could provide sort of a library of UIElements from iOS, OSX, Android and Windows besides the given UIKits. So you can simply drag e.g. the textfield to your artboard and adjust this afterwards. This would make the process of designing an app much more easier!

                                        981 votes
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                                          feature-started  ·  46 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • InDesign integration

                                          Would like XD to work with InDesign in much the same manner that AI and PSD files do. This might be more of a feature request for InDesign however I imagine they both play a role in working together.

                                          Ultimately, in order for a design to be implemented correctly, we need to provide a detailed UI specification for engineering. This specification is often worked on by interaction and visual designers which is part of what makes InDesign an ideal solution for us.

                                          The prototyping functionality is great for communicating how a design could work, but we still need an accompanying…

                                          194 votes
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                                            feature-started  ·  32 comments  ·  06 : Integration with other tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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