Adobe XD: Feature Requests

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  1. Expand text to outlines

    Because text does not resize the same way objects do, it would be nice to have the option to expand text to outlines the same way Illustrator does. This would turn text into shapes and allow for resizing/shaping.

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    1 comment  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Labeling Character Styles and Colors. ex. "Heading 1, Heading 2, Body text" and "Brand color"

    I want to be able to have the option to name my Character Styles, ex. "Heading 1" "Heading 2" "Body text" etc. and Colors "Primary", "Secondary" etc.

    1 vote
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    feature-completed  ·  0 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Switch between grid and flow view for Share for Development

    There has been a recent change to the share for Dev view. We relied on that view to express flows. Now it is in a grid similar to Zeplin. I get the change, but not the removal. It would be great to be able to switch between the two. This way individual assets are still quickly accessed and the flow can also be expressed. Our devs were looking at the linking and able to view the overall flow. This was determined to be extremely helpful.

    88 votes
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    feature-completed  ·  63 comments  ·  10: Developer Handoff  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Resizing elements within components should resize bounds

    Give us the ability to re-size master components after we create them. Currently if you add/change anything outside of the master component initial size, it gets masked off with no way to resize the master (and then all the instances) of the component.

    110 votes
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    30 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi XD Community -

    Thanks for your feedback!

    With XD’s August release, you could resize/move/add/remove objects inside a component, and the component bounds will automatically adjust to fit those objects.

    Please give it a try and let us know what you think.

    -Sherif

  5. Indication of master component on the layers panel

    There's nothing that I have found that indicates that a component is a master component or not, other than the green outline(instead of blue) only when selected, and right-clicking every component and seeing whether "Edit Master Component" exists or not in the context-menu. These two current indicators are not helpful at a high level because you have to select or click on each individual component instead of being able to see this information at a glance in the component/layers list.

    The layer/component icon changes when the group is open(revealing the layers inside) or closed. This is not a necessary change…

    16 votes
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    feature-completed  ·  6 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Opacity 0% keyboard shortcut

    It would be awesome to have a keyboard shortcut to quickly apply 0% opacity to elements.

    As an example, I do this often to keep elements on the page and use them as anchor points in prototypes, despite them not being visible. #ghostbutton

    Thanks for your time! :)

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  7. Scrolling to target art-board when prototyping

    When in Prototype Mode, sometimes elements are very far away on canvas.

    Screen should scroll when trying to connect to Prototype Target.

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    0 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Components use Responsive Resize, even when disabled.

    I need to expand the bounds of a component while retaining the size of the content. This is helpful when changing the position of button prompts from inside to outside of the modal space.

    When I try to resize the component it resizes the content inside, even when Responsive Resize is disabled.

    10 votes
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    feature-completed  ·  2 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Collapse the property inspector on design specs

    When on the smaller screens (desktop and mobile) the Asset panel takes up a large space of the screen. Create possibility to collapse and open this, or make more mobile friendly.
    To be able to use to whole screen to only view the artboard, click on elements and see their specs on mobile and have space to create comments.

    4 votes
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    0 comments  ·  10: Developer Handoff  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Material design and iOS UI kit

    Provide UI kit for material design and iOS like Sketch has it in their software. There is no kit available anywhere for Adobe xd

    3 votes
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  11. Link color and type assets between documents

    Easiest way by far to share colors & text style across documents. Should work like symbols - update Master in Master doc, propagate changes from master to children

    2 votes
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    1 comment  ·  05 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Copy and Paste artboards to new document should retain prototype wires

    Consolidation, iteration, etc would be improved by allowing wires to be copied with artboards as they are moved between documents.

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    0 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Export Self-Contained Demo

    It would be very helpful if it was possible to simply export a self-contained HTML demo from Adobe XD. This means it would export all artboards as HTML pages, with links available between them as defined in the Prototype mode into a single folder on my computer. No need for internet access, cloud access, or enterprise security accommodations... just an export to a local folder.

    From there, I can decide the best means to share it with users or other stakeholders, using whatever means my company allows.

    Please.

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    1 comment  ·  04 : Sharing on the web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Scaling a group should keep objects on pixel grid

    When you resize two objects, even if booth have the same size, they will resize to a value out of the pixel grid, with decimals. (see video attached)

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  15. Language selection for Gods sake

    You should be ashamed guys...

    1 vote
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  16. Change language

    I do appreciate the effort of including new languages (like Portuguese-BR) on Adobe XD. Even though I live in Brazil, I'm used to work with softwares and apps in English.

    I would really like to have the option to change the language of Adobe XD, without have to change the language on my OS.

    1 vote
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  17. Set Border Radius Value on a Box

    When I'm creating a button and want to add 4 px rounded corners to it, instead of guessing what 4px looks and dragging the cursor like I would like to be able to enter that the corners should be 4px in the sidebar near where the height and width are set.

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  18. Open from your computer

    Can we get "Open from your computer" in the mac file menu. It is painful to go have to click twice to open files.

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  19. 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)

    14 votes
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  20. Add screenshots of plugins

    I wish there was a preview or screenshots of the plugins. Most of the plugins without a screenshot won't help me download it.

    4 votes
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    Starting in XD’s November 2019 release (XD 24), the plugin listing does feature screenshots.

    Every newly added/updated plugin is required to provide at least one screenshot, to ensure you always have this useful info to go on when choosing which plugins to install.

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