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  1. 3,426 votes
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      feature-in-the-backlog  ·  248 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Tap/Hover Effect

      Need Little bit tapping/hover effect on list/buttons/links during presentation to client. Its give an actual working product feel and help to make decision.

      rollover, mouseover

      2,932 votes
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        feature-in-the-backlog  ·  288 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Global Style/Color Edits

        Provide the ability to change multiple objects/elements within a document and/or across artboards.

        Example: Ability to increase font size within a button across all artboards (without multi-select)
        This is similar to increasing font size within a repeatable grid—all increase.

        Another example: replace/swap a theme color throughout the document.

        1,855 votes
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          feature-in-the-backlog  ·  98 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 1,825 votes
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          • Linked Objects / Images

            Option to link objects (or generate smart objects) when pasted from a PSD or AI source to maintain a reference.

            This would provide a simple method for single or multiple object updates (beyond the CC Design Libraries integration)—saving time and ensuring all objects are the most current.

            Example: Revision to a microphone icon via Illustrator, which is used across 20 artboards

            673 votes
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              feature-in-the-backlog  ·  42 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Paragraph styles

              In order to make global typography changes, it would ber very useful to have paragraph styles as part of the feature set. Bonus: export CSS from these paragraphy styles.

              633 votes
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                feature-in-the-backlog  ·  40 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Dark Interface (overall UI including side panels)

                The option for a darker interface like Photoshop and Illustrator would be great, especially when working at night.

                575 votes
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                  feature-in-the-backlog  ·  61 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Scroll to Anchor Link Target

                  The anchor link that target the specific part of the page. This is the significant user experience on web usability where user can "back to top" or can navigate (i.e. from menu bar) to the specific sessions without the need to scroll through entire pages.

                  541 votes
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                    feature-in-the-backlog  ·  73 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Fonts preview

                    When you choose font for text, would be good to have some preview about how it'll look.

                    395 votes
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                    • 390 votes
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                      • 388 votes
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                        • Psd export and multiple formats using Extract

                          We need export as a Psd or export multiple formats or use Extract to transfer layout objects CSS to Dreamweaver like creative cloud extract.

                          353 votes
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                            feature-in-the-backlog  ·  79 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Blend Modes

                            It would be awesome to have blending modes in the sidebar.

                            260 votes
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                            • Add Interactive Native Widgets/Controls to Prototypes

                              Support for native device functions (e.g. Cordova).

                              Example dropdown selection, media players, maps, etc.

                              This would increase the demo's effectiveness and allow for a more real-world prototype.

                              255 votes
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                              • Save symbols to be used across multiple projects

                                Ability to save symbols so that they could be used on any project would be very useful. As of now, symbols added can only be used on that particular project only.

                                213 votes
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                                  feature-in-the-backlog  ·  7 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Gradient color swatches

                                  Thanks for adding gradients !
                                  Right now, we can add colours to our 'favourites' with the + button, could we also save gradients when in the gradient tool?

                                  Something really nice too would be to allow the pipette to pick the gradient of a shape/artboard.

                                  These too would save a lot of time !!

                                  207 votes
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                                    9 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    While XD doesn’t yet have this feature to save gradients in the color picker popup’s swatches, you do have several other options today:

                                    - Store gradients in the Assets panel swatches: open the Assets panel on the left side (View > Assets), and click the “+” next to Colors. Then select any other object and click the gradient swatch to apply it to that object.

                                    - Copy gradient fills between objects: use regular Copy on the source object, then select the destination object and choose Paste Appearance.

                                  • Vertical Alignment of text in text box

                                    Ability to align text to the top/middle/bottom of the text box. I'm sure you've already got the horizontal alignment options covered in your checklist.

                                    183 votes
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                                      feature-in-the-backlog  ·  18 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Find Missing Font

                                      When you open a document and it says a font is missing, but tracking down that missing font can be a nightmare.

                                      Often this can occur when moving from one system to another (home to work for example), so doing a find and replace would be very helpful, but just finding the "issue" would be invaluable, because sometimes a type box may not be readily visible to even find it to correct.

                                      175 votes
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                                      • Customize Keyboard Shortcuts

                                        I know that your design team probably had some rationale when defining shortcut keys for actions. For example, Z does not bring up the zoom tool, A is used for artboard creation instead of direct selection, etc. On the And that's fine - you can't design for the convenience of every user. But it'll be super duper awesome if you can let us define our own shortcuts... and sooner rather than later please.

                                        140 votes
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                                        • Shared Style Guide within members of a team (Object & Text Styles)

                                          Being able to create and share Style Guides to be used within teams. For instance, one member of a team can create a style guide with several object/paragraph/font styles to be shared with team members working on the same project. Within the object style allowing dynamic styles of say, a button, to be shared would be helpful as well.

                                          139 votes
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