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  1. Scrollable Area (not scrolling whole artboard)

    Define a scrollable area within an artboard

    This provides real-world app use cases, such as a table, slideshow, or iOS dropdown lists.

    4,625 votes
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      feature-started  ·  264 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

      3,251 votes
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        359 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Basic Text Transform: all caps, all lowercase

        Add basic text transform like there is in Illustrator to make it easier and faster for developers to code your designs. Our developers have to waist time retyping text for layouts that have already been designed. At least basic uppercase and lowercase.

        2,547 votes
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          260 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Design with Data

          I remember, I have seen this presentation at Adobe MAX 2015. Where we can use dummy / Sample data for content such as Name, city, country etc (Please also think to add lorem ipsum dummy paragraph if possible).

          I would love to know, is there any plan to integrate that concept in near future. Its a really great functionality and time consuming important feature for us.

          Ref - Design with Data - Adobe MAX 2015 - Sneak Peeks:
          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8ebPSJR3U0

          1,668 votes
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            62 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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

            1,549 votes
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              feature-started  ·  137 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Creative Cloud Library Support (share symbols/assets across multiple files or team)

              This would make it easier to use the assets created in other Adobe applications.

              1,345 votes
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                125 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Hi, everyone! In the August release of Adobe XD, we’ve introduced the ability to consume colors and character styles from your existing Creative Cloud library. We’re working on bringing you the ability to bring in graphics (both bitmaps and vectors) as well, so we’re keeping this feature open until we get that out the door.

                In the meantime, if you have feedback on what we’ve already released, please do file a new idea so that we can get community feedback on it.

                If you haven’t seen the update yet, launch the Creative Cloud desktop application, click on the gear icon, and select “Check for App Updates.”

                -Elaine

              • 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!

                1,026 votes
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                  feature-started  ·  48 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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

                  971 votes
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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.

                    843 votes
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                      69 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.

                      607 votes
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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

                      • 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

                        567 votes
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                          feature-started  ·  11 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  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.

                          544 votes
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                            60 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

                          • Superscript/Subscript

                            Set text in superscript and subscript.

                            418 votes
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                              feature-started  ·  88 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  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.

                              208 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

                              • 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…

                                202 votes
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                                  feature-started  ·  33 comments  ·  06 : Integration with other tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 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…

                                  153 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.

                                  • Strikethrough (crossed out) text

                                    Crossed out text feature needed for pricing purposes

                                    129 votes
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                                      24 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Regular Polygon Tool (triangle, octagon, star, etc.)

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

                                      109 votes
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                                        feature-started  ·  17 comments  ·  01 : Design 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.

                                        92 votes
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                                          feature-started  ·  5 comments  ·  09: Design Specs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Support game controller navigation

                                          There are many applications where the interface is navigated with input devices like game controllers. It would be great if we could get some support for these.

                                          63 votes
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