Adobe XD: Feature Requests

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  1. Import/Open Sketch files

    I would like to transition from Sketch to XD, but with so many clients files created in Sketch, I would need an easy way to open the Sketch files in XD and save them as native XD files.

    178 votes
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    30 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone,

    Happy to announce that we’ve just released this feature!

    You can bring a Sketch file into XD by simply opening it with the CMD-O command or by selecting “Open” from the “File” menu. It automatically converts into an XD file with your artboards, layers, symbols, and effects ready to use.

    You can find more details about March release here:
    https://theblog.adobe.com/march-2018-update-adobe-xd/

    We’re continuing to improve this feature, so expect even more in the upcoming releases. In the meantime, check what’s currently supported here:
    https://helpx.adobe.com/xd/kb/open-sketch-files-in-xd.html

    Let us know your feedback.

    Cheers,
    Dan

  2. Show color RGB / RGBA value

    In our development, the programmer needs to use the RGB value to label the color, but in this update,the version removed the RGB color information, we have to need for an additional conversion to get the results.

    175 votes
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    feature-completed  ·  12 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. copy paste styles

    Ability to copy an object's style and paste it to others

    169 votes
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    16 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Color swatches

    Introduce swatches so I can keep colors consistent. When a swatch is updated every instance of the color changes.

    159 votes
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    20 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Radial Gradients

    Add Radial Gradients support. Let's discuss.

    (Btw: Linear Gradients are now shipping. https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007-adobe-xd-feature-requests/suggestions/12925683-add-gradients-to-appearance-panel)


    Note: radial gradients are shaped like concentric circles. If you're looking for gradients that sweep around like the hands of a clock, please upvote https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007/suggestions/15902767-angular-gradient instead!

    157 votes
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    feature-completed  ·  7 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. [Windows] Paste from Illustrator

    I'd like to be able to paste a vector object from Illustrator to XD.

    153 votes
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    9 comments  ·  07 : Integration with other tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Show measurements between objects using hotkey

    Holding a hot-key like option (⌥) would display measurement guides between the selected object and other objects. Similar to how Sketch handles this now... http://www.sketchapp.com/learn/documentation/10-canvas/3-measuring.html

    153 votes
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    14 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Option to capture mic audio in record mode

    I've started using XD in office for wireframing live projects.

    Now when I record the prototype video, I often need to narrate what's going on - esp if it's a WIP. This would help to kick-off future conversations with the client in the right direction.

    Hence a record 'mic audio' option in XD would be extremely useful.

    145 votes
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    22 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Comment on shared prototype without having to sign in

    People should be able to leave comments on a shared web prototype online without having to make an Adobe account.

    The stakeholders we want feedback from (clients, management, etc.) do not all use Adobe CC, so requiring even a free account adds an extra barrier before people can comment.

    142 votes
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    26 comments  ·  04 : Sharing on the web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    With this month’s release of XD, your stakeholders can now sign in as a guest without a CC account and comment on your prototypes. Any prototype that already has commenting enabled should now see a “sign in as guest” option at the bottom of the comments panel if you’re not already signed in.

    -Elaine

  10. Remember names of exported assets

    I like the idea that you simplify layers and groups. But when we come to code flow, renaming all assets after export is very waste of time.

    142 votes
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    9 comments  ·  05 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Fullscreen Prototype


    1. Full screen should go full screen. InVision App allows a full-screen takeover when viewing a prototype. Why does the content go into a small rectangle centered in the browser with Adobe product notes in the corners? I am designing full screen, the prototype should follow that format. There is no need to see things like the date and time or "Made with Adobe XD." My client doesn't care, they are not designers. The client is my focus.


    2. Upon clicking the "Fullscreen" button in the top corner, the screen still has a black background bordering the content. It should snap to…

    141 votes
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    22 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Strikethrough (crossed out) text

    Crossed out text feature needed for pricing purposes

    137 votes
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  13. Transition: None

    Would like to have an option for NO transition effect. Dissolve transition effect looks awkward when just wanting to toggle between buttons in playing the prototype.

    129 votes
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    14 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Regular Polygon Tool (triangle, octagon, star, etc.)

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

    124 votes
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    21 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone,

    I’m glad to announce that the polygon tool is now available with the XD 19 release. You can create a variety of shapes from triangles, pentagons to polygons with any number of sides, change corner radius or auto-animate the shapes in your prototypes. We also have plans to add the star shape in an upcoming update.

    You can learn more about the polygon tool and our May release here: https://theblog.adobe.com/xd-may-2019-update-create-design-systems

    Enjoy and let us know your feedback!

    Best,
    Dan

  15. Responsive Resizing of Symbols

    The new responsive resize function seems pretty great, but it would take it to the next level for me if I could use it with symbols. This would make form fields and components super easy!

    121 votes
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    10 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi All,

    We’re excited to announce that with our May release, we have introduced Components (previously known as symbols). Components are design elements with unmatched flexibility that help you create and maintain repeated elements while varying the instances for different contexts and layouts.

    You can create a master component to define a reusable element, such as a button, and you can change any of its properties to customize instances of that element (Size & Layout, Style and Appearance, and Structural overrides). Changes you make to an individual instance are specific to that element, but changes you make to the master propagates to all the instances where the property hasn’t been customized.

    Components now could also be responsively resized with the same powerful capabilities of responsive resize baked in.

    Finally, you could link components across documents to maintain a single source of your components using the Link Assets feature or simply…

  16. Select & edit multiple interaction links/wires at once

    In Protoype mode, be able to select multiple links and edit them as a batch

    multi-select

    111 votes
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    24 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. 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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    31 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

  18. Constrain proportions (aspect ratio) when resizing numerically

    The ability to constrain the proportions of an element, but change the dimensions, say width, to an exact number value.

    110 votes
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    17 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    feature-completed  ·  Tom Krcha responded

    You can constrain proportions for objects directly via a lock icon in the property inspector.

    Enjoy.

    Tom (Adobe XD)

  19. Link to previous page

    An option to link an element or page to the previous page.
    For example a 'back' button should link to the last visited page.

    109 votes
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  20. Single link for design specs and prototype

    Great to see design specs working! Will add some ideas for it here. The first of them is:

    As a designer, I need to send to developers a link with the working prototype and another with the design specs. Would be great if I could share a single link and design specs and prototype worked as tabs on that page.

    107 votes
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    14 comments  ·  10: Developer Handoff  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This is now available in the latest design specs links published from XD 21.0 onwards.

    Now you can share a single design specs link with developers that includes both prototypes interactions and design specs. This saves your developers time as well as enable you to better communicate your design intent.

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