Adobe XD: Feature Requests

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  1. If you set the top layer including transparency, you can not select the elements below it.

    Even with any design tool, it is necessary to make it impossible to select it when locked.
    I have many such situations, but I will give up if there is no demand

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  2. Touchpad slide optimization

    触摸板滑动优化

    在支持多点触控的电脑上,使用双指在触控板上进行滑动时会出现bug,导致控件乱选择和位移,希望优化对双指滑动的支持——当使用双指在触摸板上滑动时,自由滚动画布

    On computers that support multi-touch, there will be bugs when using two fingers to slide on the touchpad, causing the controls to be randomly selected and shifted, hoping to optimize the support for two-finger sliding - when using two fingers on the touchpad Free scrolling canvas when sliding

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  3. Shutterstock plugin for stock photos

    We need the Shutterstock plugin like Photoshop and Illustrator's one

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  4. Which basis you have define the artboard sizes in Adobe XD?

    Which basis you have define the Artboard sizes in Adobe XD?

    If did you know which is the most usable mobile screen sizes / availability in market, please confirm.

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  5. Upload .xd-file when publishing link

    Upload the .xd-file as well as exporting pngs when publishing the link for the prototype or the design specs.

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  6. Allow the option to default the selection tool to direct select

    It would be great if we had an option of whatever we want to select group or specific layer via select tool default options. I guess it's much more frequently used to pick just one element instead of picking whole group.

    So for me, for example, it would be much easier if by default it would be to just pick one emelement by click, rather then to press CMD all the time i want to change something inside of group.

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  7. Support Bezier point data on export of SVG

    I have issue with SVG generated by XD for usage in Icon Font generator. I use this one: https://www.npmjs.com/package/gulp-iconfont

    There is online generator:
    http://nfroidure.github.io/svgiconfont/

    I attach one example file generate by XD: heart-xd.svg
    Result: https://cl.ly/272g0m1g202H/Image%202018-06-11%20at%208.16.09%20odp..png

    And one re-saved by Illustrator: heart-illustator.svg
    Result: https://cl.ly/28382e3k2v0C/Image%202018-06-11%20at%208.16.56%20odp..png

    Because if I open the svg in illustrator and re-save it, it'll work fine. I am suspecting the svg syntax in XD doesn't work properly.

    I got information that XD SVG does not export bezier point data so scenario you’re describing is expected with how the feature is currently designed.

    Maybe connected to this request:
    https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007-adobe-xd-feature-requests/suggestions/31672270-better-svg-export

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  8. Redline Capability

    It would be nice to have a measurement tool in the toolbox area that allows the designer to create redline layers. Fireworks used to have a ruler tool that would allow something like this. Once a design is approved, it can be quickly marked up with padding and margin spacing info in the same document without having to go to a third party tool.

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  9. Unnatural scrolling on iPad

    When scrolling through artboards it happens very unnaturally. As soon as my finger moves 1cm it swipes to the next artboard.

    A more natural behavior is that the artboard swipes "with my finger".

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  10. Reference points to the vertical and horizontal centers when distorting a shape

    When I'm distorting a shape (say a rectangle) into another shape (say a trapezoid), I'd like to know see reference guide to the vertical and horizontal centers, so I know how far to move the distortion points.

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  11. Allow a global layer that can be hidden/shown on export

    When designing prototypes, I like to add instructions or comments for the developers so I can explain actions like what happens on hover, or when to make a particular section visible.

    I also add special buttons for "Home" and "Back" to each artboard to make it easy to get to my custom-made menu of all screens in the prototype.

    And lastly, I sometimes use a bootstrap background on my artboard to help with layout alignment.

    What would really make things amazing is if I could put each group of associated items in a global layer that I choose whether or…

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  12. Adobe Smart AI

    Some How Adobe will develop an app [Adobe Smart AI] that will automatically tell us that, which adobe application is required to get the desire result.

    For an example: After saving and image form design of an android device. The "Adobe Smart AI" will analysis the image like google lenc and tell that wil need to export via "Android Studio" in .java format.

    :::>> Logo concept already done

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  13. Open a last project on start

    Can you add option: Open a last project on start?

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  14. Pan while using color picker

    Enable the ability to pan the project while using the color picker

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    Do you mean the color picker popup (with sliders & text fields for picking color), or the eyedropper (where you click to choose a color from the pixels on the screen)?

    If the former, the color picker — you should already be able to pan using the trackpad two-finger gesture and also with the mousewheel, while it’s open.

  15. Pan with ctrl+scrolling the mouse wheel

    It would be nice if you could pan the same way as with other Adobe products using ctrl+scrolling the mouse wheel. I find myself zooming in when trying to pan.

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  16. A Way to Block Some Users from From Commenting

    I had some issues with an employee who was commenting a storm of uneducated comments on some of my published prototypes.

    The prototypes I post are mainly for handing off specs to developers and to discuss aspects of the UI with them. Other people outside this workflow are able and welcome to look at the prototypes. However, it is our expectation that people outside the Design-Dev relationship should refrain from making comments. If they do make a comment, they . should only make comments that pertain to their profession and not to propose design changes since they are not designers…

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  17. Remove the padding around artboards on file open

    Currently when you open a XD document , it opens very much zoomed out.

    It could be nice that when you open a document, all artboards fit to the screen.

    It would only save a few seconds but using the software on a daily basis and these seconds add up eventually.

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  18. Import based on HEX value

    Shortcut for color picker and import of hex directly to color library.

    First off, great tool you have created so far. Secondly I wanted to propose to have shortcuts for the color picker. I find the new version pretty great already, but what I am really missing is a shortcut, similar to that of photoshop, illustrator, indesign, …
    My guess is that since you have 3 distinct colors to choose (fill, outline and gradient) this poses a problem. I was wondering, if you still can’t make a version, like that of PS. Press "i" to choose the tool (should be…

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  19. Add PDF margins on export

    I work for a large ad agency. Currently we design in InDesign and export a PDF with margins to route through the agency and to and from our large, lucrative client. The margins are essential because we annotate the files. The PDF goes from department to department where stakeholders comment. The PDF is created by the art dept and lands back there and comments are addressed after it makes it's rounds.

    We would need to be able to create margins on our PDF exports to hold the anotations in order to even consider using XD. I think that one tweak…

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  20. Support color fonts

    Typekit has included a spectacular coloured font for the benefit of Photoshop & Illustrator users. (Even InDesign doesn't have it.) So are the developers going to allow XD to become one of the chosen few? Its inclusion could be part of a major overhaul of the usable fonts for this software.

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