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  1. 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.

    3,270 votes
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      feature-started  ·  203 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Responsive artboards / adaptive layout constraints for resizing

      Similar to Edge Reflow, it would be great to have the ability to prototype responsive design ideas with a fluid, flexible canvas. Web designers need a good tool for this there really isn't anything out there to test out responsive design solutions.

      1,926 votes
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        114 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Hi there,

        We are actively working on adaptive/responsive design features in XD. Stay tuned for more updates, we hope to get it in your hands soon :)

        Hoyle

      • Guides

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

        1,856 votes
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          257 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 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

          1,229 votes
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            feature-started  ·  50 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 1,210 votes
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              92 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Hi there,

              We have begun work on dotted/dashed lines, as well as other stroke enhancements. Stay tuned, and can’t wait to get this feature in your hands.

              Cheers,
              Hoyle

            • Image cropping / repositioning within shape mask (after dragging bitmap into a shape)

              Provide the ability to reposition/move images within masks.

              If you make a mask via Object > Mask With Shape, then you can double-click into it to reposition the image (or other content) within the mask.

              However, if you drag an image file onto a shape, it gets masked by the shape and you CANNOT reposition the image or adjust the cropping. It is auto-cropped to fill the shape when you resize it, but you don't currently get full control of the cropping.

              976 votes
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                87 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Hi there,

                We understand just how frustrating this is when working with images that can’t be repositioned, and have begun to work on this feature. We can’t wait to get it in your hands soon!

                Cheers,
                Hoyle

              • 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.

                951 votes
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                  97 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

                • Scale/resize symbols individually

                  I love the addition of symbols to XD, only let down (beside the ability to re-organise them which is already posted as an idea) is that I have to create a new symbol for every required size.

                  Please let us scale the symbols

                  674 votes
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                    feature-started  ·  51 comments  ·  01 : Design 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!

                    667 votes
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                      feature-started  ·  38 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Static / Fixed objects between transitions

                      When I swipe between screens I do not want the header and footer bar to slide with the transition, just the content area. Please create a function for this

                      657 votes
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                        feature-started  ·  16 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 608 votes
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                          feature-started  ·  80 comments  ·  05 : Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Flip vertical/horizontal

                          I am trying to create icons in XD and want to make sure they are symetrical but there is no flip option in the edit menu.

                          I tried to use the width, height and coordinates to do this but without guides, or the ability to unlock the ratio this does not work either

                          598 votes
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                            104 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

                            393 votes
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                              feature-started  ·  10 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • 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.

                              376 votes
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                                75 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?

                              • Responsive Design

                                Would love to see a way to prototype for different screen but not to copy paste and adjust the size - make it like in Indesign that we can link files to different sizes.

                                Have a tool that can collect the assets and place them together into a different scree.

                                358 votes
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                                  12 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  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.

                                  323 votes
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                                    24 comments  ·  07 : Mobile (iOS)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • File History / Version Control integration

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

                                    320 votes
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                                      feature-started  ·  21 comments  ·  05 : Extensibility  ·  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…

                                      275 votes
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                                        feature-started  ·  12 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  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.

                                        246 votes
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                                          feature-started  ·  12 comments  ·  06 : Integration with other tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Spacing Before or After Paragraphs

                                          Would love to have the ability to adjust the spacing before or after a paragraph as InDesign and Photoshop. Right now I can change the line height, but there needs to be another setting to adjust spacing between paragraph blocks.

                                          218 votes
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