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  1. Allow multiple people to share a link to the same URL

    Collaborative work: Updating 'share link' of an .xd file not possible on another machine

    System: macOS Sierra 10.12.6
    XD-Version: 0.8.22.17 Beta

    We are working with different people on the same .xd file. Updating the prototype link is only possible on the machine with wich the .xd file was created. The other people can only create new links.

    1. Create an .xd file
    2. Publish prototype
    2. Save the .xd file
    3. Open the same .xd file on another machine
    4. Updating the published prototype link not possible (only creation of new link)

    6 votes
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      2 comments  ·  03 : Sharing on the web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hello,

      Sorry for the confusion. This behavior in XD is intentional. Only the user who created a prototype link is able to update that link. The thinking is that the owner for the link may not want others making changes.

      At the moment, the only way for multiple people to update a prototype at the same URL is to be logged in with the same Creative Cloud account. We are however discussing adding the ability to specify more than one owner for a prototype – and we could then allow all owners to update the prototype link. It sounds like this is what you were expecting and the behavior you would like to see, is that correct?

    • Share Again – don’t copy URL on Saved-As

      I often ‘save as’ my app, and rebrand it for a different client. Despite renaming the saved-as file, if I SHARE AGAIN, it will remember the old URL – and sometimes I’m tired enough to accidentally over-write the file. This would be disastrous with clients! Please forget the URL of a saved-as file.

      2 votes
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        feature-under-review  ·  1 comment  ·  03 : Sharing on the web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Make it possible to remove grey border from Adobe XD online shared links

        When uploading a prototype to the web Adobe XD includes an unwanted grey border around the export.

        see: https://xd.adobe.com/view/a509f5d7-147e-435b-8bf8-3764c820ec85/

        Even though the embed code inside XD reads: frameborder="0" there still is a border included.

        Could it be possible that there is a typo in this line as it should say: frameBorder="0" (note the capital “B”)

        Anyhow, can this border be removed? Or at least be optional…

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          feature-under-review  ·  1 comment  ·  03 : Sharing on the web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Comment inbox in web prototype

          I would like to have an inbox with all the new comments listed and each one linking to the appropriate page/screen.

          Right now you have to go through each page to see if there is a comment or not. This is tedious if you're using XD as a client review tool.

          31 votes
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            3 comments  ·  03 : Sharing on the web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Drop shadow binds to border

            When adding a drop shadow to an object it binds to the border.

            This means that if an object does not have a border or a fill (in the instance where you would want to create a glass like effect it is not possible)

            We have tested and verified that this is counter to how the browsers behave - this is the test example we used:

            https://jsfiddle.net/j911t7kp/1/

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              feature-under-review  ·  0 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Embed fonts for 'untethered' mobile preview from Creative Cloud

              Would be nice if fonts were embedded into the XD file. If not you aren't able to preview the app design with the correct font from iOS or android when syncing from creative cloud.

              58 votes
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                5 comments  ·  07 : Mobile (iOS)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Ability to view team prototypes

                Ability to view team prototypes. Similar to how you can view team assets. So that I as a creative director, or other team members can quickly find and reference prototypes completed by other team members

                4 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add some basic editing features for mobile app

                  Hope to see some basic editing features for mobile app. This could be really helpful for prototyping.

                  7 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  07 : Mobile (iOS)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Unhide all layers

                    Elaine, where in UserVoice should we put this request, if not here? The implementation of hide and show objects needs to be very much improved. It really needs to be like Illustrator where you can hide one object at a time but also unhide all of them. To unhide 10 hidden objects in XD, you currently have to click 10 times in the "layers" palette. When these items are near all adjacent to each other on the artboard, but all mixed up in the layers palette it is extremely frustrating. Especially when in AI it just requires one simple keystroke…

                    7 votes
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                      feature-under-review  ·  2 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Reorder artboards or hide navigation buttons in shared prototype

                      When sharing with a less tech-savvy client, they see the arrows and automatically go to click through like a PDF reader. It would be good to have a way to either change the order of the pages for that view (you can't always guarantee that the order the artboards are built in will be the order they appear in the user journey) or the ability to hide them in the share settings.

                      hide/turn off "slide" feature on prototype

                      8 votes
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                        feature-under-review  ·  2 comments  ·  03 : Sharing on the web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Consumers of shared prototypes tend to use arrows instead of using interactions

                        I have been using XD a lot and have been publishing prototypes for developers and stakeholders.

                        I have found that more often than not they are using the bottom page scroll more than using the clickable links inside the prototype.

                        This is causing confusion when the workflow isn't linear as they are view the prototype as a slideshow instead of an interactive prototype.

                        3 votes
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                          feature-under-review  ·  4 comments  ·  03 : Sharing on the web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Export Measurements for Developers

                          Now that Adobe XD allows designers to measure all their elements. There's still the problem of having to deliver the design to the developers. They always require a spec sheet with the measurements. They don't want to download Adobe XD because they think it's hard to use, and would rather have a PDF opened instead.

                          It would be great to have a feature where I can have the measurements present itself on the page when I export to PDF, instead of having to manually type in the measurements as well as drawing the lines between the elements of my app…

                          691 votes
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                            feature-under-review  ·  38 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Sync Mobile Preview to reflect desktop Preview window or viewport / scroll position

                            I like the live editing on mobile, that's a good case.

                            However, I'd like the ability for the mobile device to reflect where I am in my artboard when working in XD on my Mac.

                            Example -- I'm designing a mobile page and I scroll down to the footer; currently I'd have to manually scroll to the footer on my device to reflect what I'm working on.

                            Example II -- I'm in prototype mode on my Mac, and I click a button to move to a linked artboard. I'd expect this interaction to be mirrored on the mobile device, but…

                            4 votes
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                              feature-under-review  ·  0 comments  ·  08 : Mobile (Android)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Guides

                              An ability to drag out persistent guides to an artboard and have other objects snap to it

                              825 votes
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                                feature-under-review  ·  86 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Rulers

                                Global rulers for the x/y axis.

                                417 votes
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                                  18 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

                                  360 votes
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                                    feature-under-review  ·  17 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Export interactive PDF with clickable "PageTo" links

                                    Please add the option to export all artboards of the prototype as a PDF document of many pages, preserving prototype interactivity saving links as PDF internal "pageTo" links (or invisible linkTo rectangles).
                                    So that in this way the prototype can be navigated in the PDF file like on a web page (transitions excluded of course).
                                    This would allow a very efficient "deliverable" design document for the client.

                                    167 votes
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                                      feature-under-review  ·  15 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

                                      271 votes
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                                        feature-under-review  ·  27 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • View and share design prototypes at actual size

                                        The full-screen feature is nice but I need to be able to show clients what my designs will look like at actual size on the web. The prototypes need to be displayed at the size they are designed at. This is the one feature that would justify me switching from using InVision for my prototyping.

                                        96 votes
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                                          feature-under-review  ·  33 comments  ·  03 : Sharing on the web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Change default fill and stroke settings (color, etc.) used when drawing new shapes

                                          It's quite frustrating that every time I use the shape tools, I have to remove the stroke and change the fill.
                                          Like in ID and AI, it would be useful if the object fill and stroke remembers the previous settings, or a default could be somehow set.

                                          50 votes
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                                            feature-under-review  ·  9 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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