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  1. Horizontal-only-scale drag handle on short elements like text fields

    This small but frustrating issue has been such a common recurring problem for me. See attached. I know if I made the field much taller, the horizonal drag/scale handle would appear, but text fields are always short, I'm always tweaking the length, and it seems like there's room to fit the handle. Why not have it?

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  2. Different icons to differentiate between point type and area type in layers panel

    It may be helpful to see which text objects are point versus area at a glance in the layers panel.

    Just a thought.

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  3. Placing multiple images like in indesign

    It would be great if you could just drag multiple images into XD and place them one by one onto shapes (like in indesign)

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  4. Dragging and Dropping Outside Items into Repeat Grids Instead of Cutting and Pasting

    After creating a repeat grid, if you have elements outside the grid that you want to add to the grid, it cannot be simply dropped into the Repeat Grid 'Group". You have to cut it and double click into the grid to paste it in.

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  5. Maintain scale when dragging symbol from panel

    v 0.6.2.7

    -when placing a symbol, the scale is not always correct, so I drag and drop from the symbols menu/bar, and sometimes the scale is ~70%.

    So when I release, and "place" the symbol, it grows, and isn't placed correctly, requiring me to re-select, and then re-place the symbol. Not a huge problem, but feels like an inconsistent experience, buggy, and was probably just an oversight.

    Symbols should always come off the menu bar @ 100% scale, so I only have to select and place it once.

    https://youtu.be/qXRQ8-WtlOM

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  6. Allow selection of antialiasing style on export

    I'm designing a webpage, when I exported to PNG mockup, I've got issue with the font, please find my attached files, one exported from XD and one exported from photoshop with same font family & size.

    The one XD got a bit blurry than the Photoshop one. I think the problem that I can choose "Sharp" anti-aliasing method in Photoshop. But XD seems like exporting as "Smooth" anti-alias.

    I tried to find somewhere in XD with the options. But couldn't find.

    Anybody please help. Thanks

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  7. Change the text size in the layers panel

    Pls add options like in photoshop for layers, small/mid/big. And change layer panel size horizontally.

    Now it so small text size.

    Thx for your work! like your app!

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  8. Keep text highlight semi-transparent when changing leading/size of text

    Overlaying a text box on top of another pre-existing image to copy styles requires you to see what underneath the text while you are changing leading values. Have the highlight state semi-transparent ( or fully) like Sketch/other apps do.

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  9. Pressing enter to "move" object shortcut like Illustrator

    When an object is selected, pressing enter produces this shortcut where you enter the amount you want an object to move. Super excellent stuff, but sadly is missing from XD, would love to see this in XD

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  10. In-app protips

    Add a tips button above the rate us options!! so people can see the better shortcuts or tips will help them work better!!

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  11. Line Height and Font Size fields are too similar looking (easy to confuse/mistake for each other)

    When I want to change the size of text, I keep changing the line height. Everytime! I think this part of the UI could do with a bit of a rework to address this.

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  12. Share Online needs to be able to work through corporate proxies/firewall

    The Share Online features need to be able to navigate a corporate firewall or proxy that requires user authentication.

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  13. Show onboarding for shared prototype view

    There's a recurring issues we have with our prototypes, that not everyone is aware that it is possible to click within the prototypes. Hotspots are not enough, since some people don't even click on the page if they don't know that they can click anywhere.

    It would make sense to have some sort of "onboarding" wizard that guides users of a prototype. This does not mean a guide such as "click here, now click here, click here, etc." but rather some quick hints that simply make it clear to the user that this is actually a clickable prototype and they…

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  14. Zoom directly with mouse wheel when zoom text field is selected

    Enabling the mouse wheel to control the zoom level when having the percentage selected in the zoom input panel (like in all Adobe Design Standard software).

    This makes it easier to focus on all artboards at once providing an overview of the project as opposed to using the cursor+alt+scroll wheel, which focuses on where the cursor is currently located.

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  15. Remove spaces from Artboard name when duplicating

    When drag-copying dartboards to create new ones, a 'space-hypehn-space-number' is added to the name. These spaces carry over to the exported files. Obviously this is not good practice as spaces should be used in files intended for web use. Are you planning on removing these in a future update?

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  16. Design contradiction intelligence between devices & design approach

    As a product manager, so far loving AXD & can't wait for few top feature requests like UI, Icon libraries etc. It has made prototyping so much faster.
    I would recommend, if a Product manager or designer picks a certain design template such as iOS flat design or Android Material Design then recommend or suggest possible issues across web vs mobile design during design mode. For e.g. width or placement of a grid element that is responsive, recommend best practices in design mode based on the device selected.

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  17. Auto Suggestion for Text Panel

    Character Panel: To have Auto suggest features. It gets pretty annoying when you have to hit the drop down menu repeatedly in the workflow. This feature maybe be reused in other places as well!

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  18. Loading indication

    When viewing on a mobile in browser, you forgot to design the 'Loading' indication text. It sits there top left 'tucked' up in the corner.

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  19. Extract strings to a language file like *.po file.

    We want it to be easy to create a *.po language file directly from XD for developer. So it can be easily imported into code and be ready for translation tools.
    At the moment there is a possibility to get pdf for text but it is splittet in many pdf files. We need one pdf file to be able to extract text from that file.

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  20. Convert from paper prototype to XD document

    I'd like to take a picture a "napkin" sketch in the XD app, and in the app create hotspots and links to other "napkin" pictures.

    Each picture would become a new artboard, which I could then replace with real designs at a later time.

    Replacing images and keeping hotspots would also be valuable for faster iterations between designs and with test users.

    (Marvel/ POP have similar features)

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