Adobe XD: Feature Requests

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  1. Repeat grid across 2 or more columns

    I have a 2 column grid of portrait photos, but the images that I select for 'Repeat Grid' only populate one of the columns instead of both columns. It would be really nice if the photos repeated i.e. from left to right, top to bottom.

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      0 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Rulers and Guides

      This looks like it could eventually be a great competitor for Slack. However, critical to the design process are rulers and persistent guides, just like all other Adobe design products. This would seem like a first iteration feature. I couldn't really switch to XD until those crucial items are in place. Other than that, it's a very good start.

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        0 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Prototype viewing - can window resize to current viewable art board size

        When viewing a prototype in a browser (from a link) let's say we start off at a mobile size. Then when we click through to the desktop version can the viewport resize to the bounds of the art board dimensions please? The same would be in reverse: if you started off looking a desktop prototype and then clicked through to the mobile version, could the viewport resize to the art board bounds please?

        It's a pain to have to keep resizing this when with clients or when looking at prototypes across various device sizes.

        Thanks

        James

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          2 comments  ·  03 : Sharing on the web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Turn off resizing/rotation handles when zoomed out or object is very small

          When working wth any item, there is a scale/rotate/selection box around them. However, when zoomed out, and especially on small objects, you end up scaling/rotating, instead of selecting/moving the item.

          It would be nice to have the scale/rotate options automatically turn off, when you are "zoomed out X amount." That is, you are probably moving the item around the screen or looking at things, etc, and not trying to scale/rotate that object, especially the small objects.

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            1 comment  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            As we haven’t heard a response to our query from a couple of years ago on this ticket, I’m closing this suggestion as inactive. Please feel free to file this again if it’s still an issue.

          • Gradient and More depth in Prototyping with extensive animations

            Gradient and More depth in Prototyping with extensive animations
            like Flinto app

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              0 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              We’d like to see a single feature in each request in order to be able to best aggregate votes! We already have both of these requests in the database, so please upvote the following:

              Gradients: https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007-adobe-xd-feature-requests/suggestions/12925683-add-gradients-to-appearance-panel

              MIcrointeractions: https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007-adobe-xd-feature-requests/suggestions/12869229-animation-support-microinteractions

              Thanks!

              -Elaine

            • (Near) Seamless Integrations

              Think about it - Xd+Dw, Mu, Ps, etc. I am not talking about all in one (Although, that would be extremely awesome!). In Comp, we have the ability to "Send to InDesign." We should be able to, by the click of a button, send a project (with all layers editable) to other programs that have the ability build websites, UI's, etc.

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                0 comments  ·  06 : Integration with other tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Layout and picture boxes, rulers and guides

                The model for layout programs is to use layout boxes that you import assets into whether text or pictures. This what makes layout programs like indesign so flexible and powerful.

                Mask with shape is absolutely the wrong approach.

                Adobe has had the worlds best layout and design program in indesign for more than a decade now. The XD team seriously need to start paying attention to how things are done in indesign if they want to create a great product. Just because XD is for the digital workspace does not mean that the principals of what make a great layout…

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                • Drag and drop vector files from desktop into canvas

                  Similar to photoshop.. I use this all the time and makes getting artwork in projects much easier

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                    1 comment  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    As we currently support drag and drop of SVG files from the desktop to XD, please let us know via a new story if you’d like to see other vector formats supported. Thanks!

                    -Elaine

                  • Hotkeys

                    Hotkeys for:
                    Eyedropper tool
                    Toggle between Design & Prototype
                    Switch fill & border colors (like shift+X in illustrator)

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                      2 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      It’s really difficult for us to aggregate these multiple-feature requests. Please do file these as separate issues in UserVoice so that we can catch your vote!

                      BTW, the toggle between design and prototype is already in the product: Ctrl-Tab.

                      Thanks!

                      -Elaine

                    • Mouse scrolling around canvas maybe too sensitive.

                      When I scroll left,right,up and down it feels very sensitive and perhaps a little jerky when moving around the canvas.

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                        0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        Please do file this again, either here in UserVoice as a bug or in our Adobe XD forums, if you continue to see this! We’d love to help you out and resolve the issue.

                        Thanks,

                        -Elaine

                      • generate code attributes for ui to copy to Android, iOS or CSS

                        I could be once you publish your design specs, you click on a UI element and you see the proper code snippet for that particular platform (android, ios, css)

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                          0 comments  ·  09: Design Specs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Select all in common

                          Referring to Premiere Pro, it would be good to have an option to Select all clips with a certain aspect in common.

                          Similar to the "Select all Matching" function, which allows you to select one clip and then find all other clips that are from the same source file. "Select all in common" would allow you to match clips based on different commonalities.

                          For example, you would choose "Select all in common" and it would take you to a pop up window with different options, such as "Effects" "Label" "Length" etc.

                          So I could select "Effects", and in there would…

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                            1 comment  ·  06 : Integration with other tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                            • Incorporate photoshop features with adobe xd

                              Integrate photoshop features with adobe xd, so that we can incorporate image editing with web designing. Features like blurring the image, cloning tool, stamp tool etc.

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                                0 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Thanks for the feedback! Many of these ideas are already filed as separate requests within the database. Please do upvote those or file specific tools you’d like to see us have!

                                By the way, we already have object blur to blur an image.

                              • More animations and better prototype recording

                                I think there is an opportunity for improvement in creating a longer list of more transitions and animations between screens, and hover effects etc in prototype mode. One of my main reasons for recording a prototype in action was to show the footage on my portfolio, but I found that I had to do several takes due to having to get my mouse in order. I think a countdown clock before recording and the ability to edit your 'footage' would also be so so helpful!

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                                  0 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Thanks for your suggestions! We’ve had a number of improvements in our October release, and it sounds like you had 4-5 different suggestions in this one ticket. it would really help us out if you could split up the different suggestions into individual tickets so that we could better merge them in with other similar ones.

                                • Combining Files to Make one XD File (with actions)

                                  It would be great to combine files that includes actions into one file. Often, projects are huge and it would be helpful to combine files without copying over the art boards and losing the actions from the copied & pasted design altogether. It's frustrating to start over when we should be able to simply copy and paste while having the design and actions move over as well.

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                                    1 comment  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Posting XD file direct to our website not to ADOBE

                                    I hope that we can make the design on XD like a presentation with buttons that can take you from page to page and simply post it on our website directly without the need to make an Adobe link in order to see it and by this way we can even send it to our client as a link to our site directly

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                                    • SVG Exporting issue

                                      Hi Everyone,

                                      I was just wondering if you guys are thinking about developing more advanced SVG exporting function.

                                      We can always export in high res png but when trying to use these png's to animate and design more advanced interaction in After effetcs, the resolution drops a lot and when I try to export in svg format, masks and intersected paths get completely displaced.

                                      Hope you guys look it up in the near future.

                                      Thank you
                                      Osama

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                                        1 comment  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        As we haven’t heard back from you in about three months (and we shipped an “Export to After Effects” feature), I’m closing this as inactive. Please feel free to report this again if you’re still hitting this issue!

                                      • See Asset Name on Canvas

                                        There should be a way to see the name of an asset on the Canvas. Currently there is no way to know the name of any asset (or in the case of colors and text styles, if an asset has even been applied) with out locating the asset in the panel and selecting "highlight all on canvas". This is very inefficient. A simple tooltip hover or shortcut (like alt to display measurments) would simplify the process.

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                                        • Global/Mirror artboards decide where to render

                                          Idea is how we can use artboard like navigation bar again and again. Example navbar-artboard can be set to render Artboard A and B top and on A side it is fixed when B side it is not. But If you make changes to navbar itself, example the menu items then the both changes will be mirrored to artboards A and B.

                                          Another change is how we can prototype changes to wanted artboard. Lets say we have 3 artboards: MainWindow, Navbar and Popup. I can set into Navbar to mirror on MainWindow then I can prototype Popup to Navbar to…

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