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  1. 4,833 votes
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      328 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Carousel / Side-scroll

      Ability to create and customise content carousels or slideshow type scrollable areas.

      Currently there is a "scroll" feature in build, but it seems to be about page scroll and up/down scrollable areas.

      2,467 votes
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        feature-under-review  ·  233 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Basic Text Transform: all caps, all lowercase

        Add basic text transform like there is in Illustrator to make it easier and faster for developers to code your designs. Our developers have to waist time retyping text for layouts that have already been designed. At least basic uppercase and lowercase.

        2,069 votes
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          feature-under-review  ·  224 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Export whole artboards (or entire project) as HTML

          It would be great to Export Prototypes as pure HTML Projects. I am working a lot on Multiscreen apps, where I mostly use Serveal Webcontainers Running on several Screens, to develop those Applications.

          1,721 votes
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            feature-under-review  ·  225 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Global/Master artboard templates (pin objects across all artboards)

            1. Ability to have a single object (or group) break out of its artboard and cross multiple artboards within a single prototype. The simplest use case is the creation of a global navigation bar that spans across multiple screens. This object's interactive elements would also work across multiple screens as well, and any edits to this object would update across the rest of the screens.

            2. Easy interaction management and editing. Also provides consistency with consistent elements within an experience.

            1,478 votes
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              feature-under-review  ·  105 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Gestures - swipe, pinch/zoom, force touch

              In order to full use this as a UX professional, I would have to have the ability to include gestures, most critically for handing a stakeholder a wireframe or design. Gestural swipes, two-finger zoom, force-touch, etc. Otherwise I don't think too many experience UX professionals will be able to properly communicate core functionality and the behavioral imperatives incumbent to the process.

              1,332 votes
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                feature-under-review  ·  95 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Rulers

                Global rulers for the x/y axis.

                1,270 votes
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                  82 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Text input field with actions based on value

                  For prototyping and user testing, a text input field control would be very helpful. Bonus if you could apply actions to enter / submit based on different strings.

                  909 votes
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                    feature-under-review  ·  90 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Link to external URLs

                    Link a button that can link like a hyperlink to another web page like youtube or my own Web Page

                    796 votes
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                      feature-under-review  ·  217 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Button tool - style text box with border, background color, padding (auto resized when text changes)

                      To speed workflow it would be good to have button tool in the sidebar. In the property inspector you'd have the ability to specify the top,bottom, left and right padding. the width of button would dynamically resize as you type the button's label.

                      705 votes
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                        feature-under-review  ·  63 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Saving color palettes - shared across documents or users

                        I want to have a consistent set of swatches, with the ability to import saved palettes or to share/export a palettes. It would be nice to have access to multiple palettes as well

                        670 votes
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                          feature-under-review  ·  23 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Interactive Prototyping for User Testing

                          I use JustInMind to prototype Web and Mobile apps that I then user-test. The JIM application is less than optimal, but to attract a broader Human Factors / Usability / Design audience you're going to need a lot more than "scrolling."

                          Interactive elements such as text fields, check boxes, drop-downs, etc. that can all be connected, responding to user inputs as needed, in a manner that replicates a real application in its native environment is what is needed.

                          I look forward to that day, as your design tools and simple, visual linking paradigm are certainly winners.

                          647 votes
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                            feature-under-review  ·  25 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Interactive form elements

                            Ability to create interactive relationships, like radio inputs, if you select one it deselects the other. Selecting different options can change the outcome when the user hits 'Submit' etc

                            582 votes
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                              feature-under-review  ·  49 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Use CSS properties / classes to specify object appearance

                              Add unique CSS properties to object properties.
                              Things like Margins, Padding and un-even borders are not common for design apps, but it would be great to define them per object in XD, honor them in the design mode, and export them as part of the object css,

                              569 votes
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                                feature-under-review  ·  29 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add your own custom UI Kits

                                The ability to add your own UI Kits to the start screen

                                It's great having iOs etc on there but for professionals working on lots of projects (web based) for big brands there is definitely a need to have custom UI Kits for each brand. This will speed up projects massively as well as maintaining consistency across all projects. Thats essential when you are working to strict brand guidelines.

                                Make it happen Adobe ;)

                                488 votes
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                                  feature-under-review  ·  38 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Set Default Style for Text Tool

                                  Description:
                                  Once I select a font in TEXT panel I want this font to be default font every time I use the Text tool. Until I change it again.

                                  Why is this valuable to you:
                                  Now you have to change font every time when you use Text tool — bad usability. Slows down the workflow.

                                  Additional request 1:
                                  Also, it would be nice to set a base font size for the project. So that every time I use Text tool I'm suggested this exact size.

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                                  Additional request 2:
                                  Possibility to set up default global font sizes for <p>, <h1>,…

                                  380 votes
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                                    32 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Note: there’s a limited version of this feature already available. If you select an existing piece of text and then leave it selected while you use the Text tool to create new text, its style will match the piece of text you had selected.

                                  • Dynamic link with other CC file formats - edit in Photoshop/Illustrator auto-updates in XD

                                    It would be great to simply import psd files into XD through either 'file // import PSD', or, in photoshop, 'file // export to XD', without having to rework the files.

                                    An example for this would be a user that is designing an app in photoshop and has around 15 artboards. It would be great if the user could simply import each artboard into XD to create a wireframe to show a client / colleague, whilst also continue to make amends to the artboards in photoshop.

                                    This could involve having some kind of Dynamic link between Photoshop and XD, so…

                                    336 votes
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                                    • Logic in prototyping - conditional behavior, branching, if/then

                                      To be able to prototype for usability testing and demonstrations there needs to be a bit more intelligence around how experiences are joined up togehter.

                                      If clause example:
                                      If user makes choice a, do x. If user makes choice b, do z. And so on.

                                      Variables:
                                      When user makes a choice/clicks/fills in a field etc. assign a variable. Then allow designer to use variables in an if-clause to make decision which roots to go down.

                                      Thank you :)

                                      332 votes
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                                        feature-under-review  ·  28 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Please make an iOS version of XD with robust iPad Pro support

                                        I've been enjoying the XD Preview immensely, and find it super useful, with much promise. But I'm doing more and more work on the iPad Pro these days, and that's in large part due to the current crop of Adobe iOS apps.

                                        A full-featured version of Adobe XD for iOS, including CC sync, would be amazing.

                                        323 votes
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                                          feature-under-review  ·  73 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • HeatMaps / Analytics (User Testing results) recorded from shared prototype online

                                          It would be great to generate Heat Maps & Analytics of what users are trying to click on...completion rates, etc.

                                          Maybe a "click counter" or "timer" to see how long it takes for users to accomplish a goal.

                                          Maybe put this info under the "Manage Links" section.

                                          311 votes
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                                            feature-under-review  ·  26 comments  ·  03 : Sharing on the web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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