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  1. Revision Control

    It would be nice if there was a way to have multiple versions of a design living in one document. Right now we'll have a v1 wireframe and will be reviewing features for v2. I typically lock that version and then create a new file called v2 and start making changes. Would be nice if they could be linked somehow verses multiple file versions.

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      6 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Share prototype with customers so that they can view on their mobile devices

      First of all: I LOVE XD! Thanks for this great software!

      My issue is, that sharing the prototype on the web is nice, but our customers request to see the prototype on their mobile devices - but not with the online link, because they can't see the complete screen without scrolling and that looks not like an app more than a webpage.

      Now the only possibility is to download the xd app, login or register and connect the mobile device with the computer, where the file is open. How can our customer see and test the prototype in the same…

      181 votes
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        feature-started  ·  7 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Pen and touch support in windows 10

        Currently it's not possible at all to work with Experience Design using touch or pen input on Windows 10. Please improve that.

        139 votes
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          40 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          From our release blog post

          > We have ambitious plans to offer full support for touch devices and pen input in XD. While we have made progress in this area, we are not ready yet to make those capabilities available in our public beta releases. Once we’ve delivered the core XD feature set for designing, prototyping and sharing user experiences, then we’ll enable touch and pen features for the Microsoft Surface family of products and other touch-enabled devices.

          https://blogs.adobe.com/creativecloud/adobe-experience-design-cc-beta-now-available-on-windows-10/

        • Notifications for SHARE ONLINE

          First of all, thank you for a great product (even for a beta)!

          I am currently working on a larger website mocku project for a client, I used the SHARE ONLINE feature that you provide. For small projects this works great as it is now, but for projects with many artboards it get's hard to keep track of when or where or by whom a new comment has been made - hence as the title says, it would be great with some kind of notification system, maybe some kind of simple color indication that a new comment was made in…

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            2 comments  ·  03 : Sharing on the web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Wifi connectivity for XD app (not connecting only by USB cable)

            Instead of being able to connect only by a USB cable, the ability to connect via wifi. Any roadmap for this would be useful to know.

            214 votes
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              12 comments  ·  07 : Mobile (iOS)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Underline text

              You can easily make text bold or italic in XD, but not underlined. There should be an Underline style or toggle button for creating designs with links, etc.

              844 votes
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                feature-started  ·  74 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • More default animations and easings

                It would be great with a few more features/interactive animations when you link the pages. More easing options. I guess what I'm saying I would like to have more animations and effects based on what we have on websites and apps to this date.

                transition presets

                265 votes
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                  feature-started  ·  10 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Generate specs / measurements / style guide for developers

                  What definitely needed in the Design community is to ease the design-development delivery-review phase. To unload both of the sides.

                  A lot of different platforms, tools, plugins were meant to do that and none of them is fully unloading and simplifying that process.

                  PNG Express, Specking, Avocode, Markly, Zeplin, Craft, Marketch etc...

                  I believe there is a need in having some specifications delivery service, styleguide generating service.

                  Specs:
                  + Measuring distance from text line height (because that's how developers do), not font size.
                  + Ability to adjust the UI on the go with automatic sepcs changing
                  + Ability to select…

                  1,571 votes
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                    223 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    We’ve started development on this feature set. However, it’s a huge undertaking, so we’re expecting it’ll take a little time to get into your hands! Stay tuned for more on this!

                    -Elaine

                  • 2,156 votes
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                      244 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      We’ve tried to keep it under wraps, but we’re currently working on the early steps of getting this feature working. Please be patient with us and be on the lookout for some upcoming research opportunities!

                      Thanks,

                      -Elaine

                    • Copy from XD & paste into Illustrator (or Photoshop)

                      For any given vector pieces, to be able to copy from XD and cut to illustrator. We can do it in the other way for now, but it would be great if it could work the other way too.

                      To rework an icon for example, or trick an object with more advanced tools like in illustrator. Why ? It's faster than to export to svg and export it back again. It would also allow to keep your objects scaled the same way.

                      233 votes
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                        59 comments  ·  04 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        When Creative Cloud support lands, you would be able to save assets to your CC Library (e.g. vectors, bitmaps), and open them in different tools (e.g. vectors in Illustrator, bitmaps in Photoshop), then save it back to your Library, updating all instances where they’re being used. Would that help your use case?

                      • Artboard Overlays (sidebar / menu / popup) in interactive prototypes

                        Hi there, currently the only interaction is a page switch with some easing functions, but when you click a button, it would be nice that you van select a artboard that you can use as a "overlay" over another artboard. So that way you can create lightboxes in your protytype.

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                          feature-started  ·  92 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 497 votes
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                            53 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            We have started working on this.

                            The way we are thinking about this is to have 2 fields:
                            - Dash
                            - Gap
                            This enables dashed and dotted lines.

                            Let us know if you need more fields. For the reference: AI has 6. Our goal is to keep the things simpler.

                            Tom

                          • Design with Data

                            I remember, I have seen this presentation at Adobe MAX 2015. Where we can use dummy / Sample data for content such as Name, city, country etc (Please also think to add lorem ipsum dummy paragraph if possible).

                            I would love to know, is there any plan to integrate that concept in near future. Its a really great functionality and time consuming important feature for us.

                            Ref - Design with Data - Adobe MAX 2015 - Sneak Peeks:
                            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8ebPSJR3U0

                            804 votes
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                              feature-started  ·  41 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Creative Cloud Library Support (share symbols/assets across multiple files or team)

                              This would make it easier to use the assets created in other Adobe applications.

                              604 votes
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                                66 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Hi, everyone! In the August release of Adobe XD, we’ve introduced the ability to consume colors and character styles from your existing Creative Cloud library. We’re working on bringing you the ability to bring in graphics (both bitmaps and vectors) as well, so we’re keeping this feature open until we get that out the door.

                                In the meantime, if you have feedback on what we’ve already released, please do file a new idea so that we can get community feedback on it.

                                If you haven’t seen the update yet, launch the Creative Cloud desktop application, click on the gear icon, and select “Check for App Updates.”

                                -Elaine

                              • Scrollable Area (not scrolling whole artboard)

                                Define a scrollable area within an artboard

                                This provides real-world app use cases, such as a table, slideshow, or iOS dropdown lists.

                                2,101 votes
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                                  feature-started  ·  141 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Built-in Library of Common UI Elements

                                  It would be great if AdobeXD could provide sort of a library of UIElements from iOS, OSX, Android and Windows besides the given UIKits. So you can simply drag e.g. the textfield to your artboard and adjust this afterwards. This would make the process of designing an app much more easier!

                                  468 votes
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                                    feature-started  ·  33 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Auto Save (in case of system crash)

                                    Auto save take away the worry of saving and losing data.

                                    358 votes
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                                      103 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      We’re actively working on an auto save feature for XD, but it’s a hugely complicated feature that will take some time to deliver. Please do save often in the interim!

                                      -Elaine

                                    • 249 votes
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                                        23 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        I have split bunch of other things from this suggestion and made this only about inside/outside/center stroke/border.

                                        So quick update, we have started working on inside/outside/center strokes/borders for any path.

                                        Tom (Adobe XD)

                                      • File History / Version Control integration

                                        Allow Adobe XD to save multiple iterations of the same file.

                                        181 votes
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                                          feature-started  ·  9 comments  ·  05 : Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Import all SVG exported from Illustrator, for compatibility

                                          In V1, it's clear that support for AI and PS files will be minimal. But please support SVG files. As of now, SVG files don't even appear and if they do, only parts of them are seen.

                                          With SVG support, I can export all my AI artwork to SVG and import that into XD without losing any styles. This will be a great temporary fix while you work on supporting AI files. Please make this happen for V1.

                                          195 votes
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                                            feature-started  ·  10 comments  ·  06 : Integration with other tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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