Adobe XD: Feature Requests

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  1. Features

    Some feature that I think need to add in XD ASAP
    1. Border Gradient
    2. Dash line
    3. Rounded corner (in stock)
    4. Masking - ( Mask with shape is really painful so it should be something like sketch or photoshop)
    5. Corner radius (shape edit mode) rather than access by the property.

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

    Thanks for your feedback! UserVoice works best when you add a single idea per ticket instead of all of them in one place. The good news is, all of your ideas are already in the database and just need your upvote.

    You can already edit the corner radius on the

  2. Text Features

    Requests Better Text Control
    - quick keys to increase/decrease font size, leading, & kerning - without selecting those fields

    - ability to transform text to uppercase, etc...

    - providing tools similar to CSS rules would make sense

    - create ordered & under ordered list

    2 votes
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  3. Lots of feature requests

    Flip Object Feature, Text Justify, Text Change Case, Dotted Line, Line Gradient, .gif images file animation support, CSS Animation and Trans

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

    Thanks for your feedback! In general, UserVoice works best when you file individual tickets for each feature requests. The good news is, all of your feature requests are already in our database, so you can upvote them!

    For instance:

    Flip Object Feature – https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007/suggestions/13405950
    Text Justify – https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007/suggestions/16278061
    Text Change Case – https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007/suggestions/13717794

    Hope that helps!

    -Elaine

  4. Will we soon have the option of color transparency in cells of tables

    We would like to have the option of color transparency in cells of tables

    2 votes
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  5. Support Fireworks-style symbols

    take the symbol concept and grouping concept from adobe fireworks - it is well designed

    2 votes
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  6. Shadows lost when copying from Illustrator

    When i copy an artboard in from illustrator into xd, shadows get lost and are not imported. That style should be carried over instead of having to recreate it in xd

    2 votes
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  7. Master of text: padding styles, margin styles, paragraph styles, character styles.

    Padding style: can be applied to a shape. Then using text tool click the shape and type. The padding is maintained on resizing the object (unless the value is changed in the padding style).

    Margin style: works like the space before, left, right or after in InDesign. Can be applied to any object or text block.

    Paragraph styles and Character styles (useful for links) work in the same way as Indesign (perhaps using web terminology, % values, rems).

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

    Thanks for the feedback! Just in general, UserVoice works best when you only add one idea per submission. Some of the ideas you’ve suggested are already in the database, and only need to be upvoted.

    Hope that helps!

    Elaine

  8. Flipping Option(Horizontal, Vertical) and Paragraph to paragraph Line Spacing

    Image flipping option needed. Because when i flipp some visual , i can not able to rotate negative.means horizontal or vertical. And paragraph to paragraph spacing also good option.

    2 votes
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  9. Change coordinate system to use points instead of virtual pixels

    I'd like to be able to switch the design mode to use points for coordinates and sizes.
    Translating points works really easily in other apps so I know exactly how to layout on a matching device size in Xcode.
    The virtual pixel on XD does not match up to points 1:1 with Xcode.

    2 votes
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  10. Show numbers of art boards as they would appear within the prototype in the XD design workspace

    When working on designs within the XD program and a client references a page within the prototype by number, you have no way of knowing, instantly, which page within the XD design space they're talking about as the art boards don't have the numbers showing. Please can numbers be present in the title. If will make it easier to remember what pages to link to when in prototype mode along with the aforementioned reference issue between prototype and XD Design space.

    2 votes
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  11. Updates have been in the pipeline too long, specifically grids and interactions

    We have been requesting these two basic things from the beginning, yet still we wait.

    1) Layout grids, and ability to align them with css frameworks
    2) Interactions, anything more than a slideshow would be great!

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

    Both of these are on our radar and are actively being worked on. I’m guessing you already upvoted both of them, so you’ll know that we’ve marked Layout Grids as started. Improved interactivity is also something I’m personally working on, so there’s definitely movement in the area as well! That’s a little more complex, but we’re making progress!

    -Elaine

  12. Better Font Selector

    When using/selecting a font, use the selector dialog similar to that of Photoshop and Illustrator, just for convenience.

    2 votes
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  13. Have all interactive gestures beside click

    Allow all of the javascript events besides click. One should be able to be mouseover, mouseout, double click, right click, hover, swipe left/right, swipe up/down, pinch/zoom and touch events to work on desktop and mobile (tablet, smartphone) along with watch and smart tv.

    2 votes
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  14. Similar Function used in both Mac and Windows

    I would be prefer to have a similar usability on both Mac and Windows. Right now, 1/3 of the functionality in Mac is not available in Windows, which is ridiculous when I am working at home and at office.

    Please update to according what Mac has on Windows as well. Thank you.

    2 votes
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  15. Bring the best of ID into XD

    - Linked graphics
    - Paragraph styles
    - Image cropping

    PLEASE!

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

    Just in general, it’s best to file each idea separately so that we can aggregate and prioritize. As it stands, all of these have already been filed:

    Please upvote them separately, and keep the ideas coming!

    Thanks,

    -Elaine

  16. More fonts availability

    There should be more fonts available, I am trying to create a website design and I am not seeing the most common fonts like Sans Serif or Robota.

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

    Since we received no response on our query from three months ago, I’m marking this one as action-required. Please feel free to re-file this request with more clarification as to what you’re expecting to see.

    Thanks,

    -Elaine

  17. Advanced prototype

    you should make more prototype options... If you want this to be a great app look at some of the features in wix.com or ai2. I think like in ai2 you should use a block editor for anyone who wants to use it because it will open a lot of options. Also' look at all the wix features and see what you can add into the designing of this.

    2 votes
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    1 comment  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your interest! We asked for clarification about three months ago, and have not heard back. If you are interested in this still, please file the issue again with specific features you are looking for instead a pointer to another service. Thanks!

    Elaine

  18. font

    Styling fonts seem to be very limited in XD which is a shame because I love everything else about it. Not asking for anything crazy, but simply to add the same text box feature in Illustrator to XD.

    The feature I'm talking about is the ability to easily change a line of text to a text box by double clicking in AI. Having that same feature in XD will help with my wireframing SO much.

    Also, the ability to easily shrink or enlarge type. Right now I can only enlarge texts NOT in a text box. When it's in a…

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

    Regarding the first issue, you should upvote this: https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007/suggestions/13615449 (ability to switch between area and point text). The second issue – you should be able to change a section of your area text by highlighting the text in edit mode. Check out the documentation here (click on “Format text” in the navigation to scroll to the right area): https://helpx.adobe.com/experience-design/help/text-tools.html

    -Elaine

  19. Once a change is made, allow to "update-link" without closing document

    I am able to open a file and make changes, then update the LINK under sharing.

    However, after making another change, there is no option to "update" the link. I have to close the file and re-open to update the link with those changes.

    My suggestion is each time the user clicks the "Share" button, to have the file check and see if any changes have been made. If so, allow to update-link. If no changes are seen, then gray it out until a change is made.

    2 votes
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  20. 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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