Adobe XD: Feature Requests

We love to hear feature requests for Adobe XD from you! UserVoice works best when you file a single idea per submission, but feel free to file as many submissions as you’d like!

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  1. Bootstrap Template

    Can you guys simple include a template to create drag and drop bootstrap ui elements and layouts?

    31 votes
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  2. All functions of Adobe Fireworks

    Can you import all the features that were available in Adobe Fireworks. That was a great product I know a number of people still use.

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

    We’d like individual suggestions to be fine-grained so others can upvote the specific features they’re interested in, and we can get a better picture of which are most important.

    Some of the ideas mentioned here have already been suggested separately. Please upvote these if they’re relevant to you:

    Please feel free to file individual UserVoice suggestions with specifics for any other ideas that we may have missed. Thanks for your feedback!

  3. K.I.S.S

    Don't bloat XD. Sketch are the winner in the category just because it does what you need to and nothing more and it does everything perfectly.

    Be honest, look at what Sketch does and take from that. The video that surfaced when Comet was announced was perfect. All it needs is what Silver (now owned by InVision) promises for Sketch).

    Why do we need support for Indesign and Photoshop files etc.

    Keep it simple, do it beautifully and we will come.

    8 votes
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  4. I want to be able to adjust the height of the text box

    Now the height of the text box of the text cannot be changed. I hope that we can provide us with the value of the text box and change the fixed height of the text box.

    7 votes
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  5. A site like this for every other Adobe App

    A site like this for every other Adobe App.
    Especially for AI and ID.

    7 votes
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    Thanks a ton for your feedback! Definitely reach out to the InDesign and Illustrator teams on their forums and ask them for a feedback site like this. Unfortunately, we have no control over how those teams work, but your feedback is critical in influencing the way they get feedback.

    InDesign: https://forums.adobe.com/community/indesign
    Illustrator: https://forums.adobe.com/community/illustrator

    Good luck!

    -Elaine

  6. Back to calling artboard (without getting stuck in infinite loop)

    When creating navigation links in prototype mode, we can choose an existing artboard or 'previous artboard'.
    I'd like to see a third option 'calling artboard'. Let me explain the difference:

    In the attached diagram, on the left, a typical 'previous artboard' scenario is shown. Going from A, B or C to X and then on X clicking some back button will bring you back to A, B or C. No problem there.

    But the second scenario (right) is trickier: we go from A to X, at that point, A wil be the 'previous artboard'. We then roundtrip from X to…

    6 votes
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  7. Layers, default menus, type and rulers


    1. When you play your interactions, if you have a screen that is longer than the screen proportions, the height will adapt to the screen, leaving you with a narrower interface. This happens invariably with mobile and desktop interfaces. When you share the link, the link allows you to scroll on mobile but on desktop it still adapts to the height, not allowing you to scroll.

    Solution: it would be great to have a fit to width option


    1. You can’t animate an overlay. Say with the hamburger menu, in order to have a menu that opens and closes on each page,…
    6 votes
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    1 comment  ·  07 : Integration with other tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Please file each feature request individually, to keep the list tidy and so others can upvote the specific features they’re interested in.

    I think everything listed here is covered by other feature requests already. Please upvote these if they fit:

    1. Scrolling tall artboards — this feature is now supported
    2. Menus and other overlays – https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007/suggestions/12924909-overlays-sidebar-menu-popup. With animation – https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007/suggestions/12869229-animation-support-microinteractions.
    3. Improved character styling — line-height is now supported. A number of other specific feature requests have already been filed here, so please search out the specific ones you’re interested in and upvote those.
    4. Grid snapping is now supported. Column/margin/gutter style grid systems – https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007/suggestions/12924606-layout-grid-columns-rows-margins. Manually created guide lines – https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007/suggestions/14160453-guides

  8. Great Job Guys! June 20: Scrollable Artboards.. (Applause) ..How about having a "praising page" for the Adobe XD Team.?

    Tons of complaints, I know.. You guys deserve a page to show you praise and approval of your hard work! Great to read during lunch time.

    4 votes
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    Hey, guys! Thank you so much for your support of XD and the kudos. :) We read all of the messages in our forum, so I think that would be a great place to host all of the praise and encouragement you guys want to heap on our team. It’ll get passed along!

    We love to read customer success stories, so please do share there or via Twitter (#adobexd or @adobexd).

    https://forums.adobe.com/community/experiencedesign

    -Elaine

  9. Adobe Animate CC 2015.1 Canvas with video

    For Adobe Animate CC 2015.1 or future versions:

    Make it possible to have canvas with video.
    This would be really useful for Display Advertising industry

    4 votes
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    0 comments  ·  05 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    If I understand this correctly, this is a feature request for Adobe Animate CC 2015 and not for Adobe Experience Design CC. If you would like video support in Adobe XD, please do upvote here:

    https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007-adobe-xd-feature-requests/suggestions/12924336-import-videos-animated-gifs

    If you’d like a feature in Adobe Animate CC, please do check out their forums here:
    https://forums.adobe.com/community/animate

    Thanks!

    -Elaine

  10. Share your roadmap?

    Guys we all appreciate the great work you are putting into this and we understand you can't work on everything at once, but at the same time, from the users' point of view, it can seem like a risky move to even consider switching moving to XD when there's no knowing which features will be implemented and when.

    For example if I had jumped in 6 months ago assuming underline will be supported by now, I would have been wrong.

    It would help if you could share at least some rough estimates for what you intend to work on for…

    3 votes
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    Thanks for your feedback! We share as much as we can in our monthly blog posts in the Creative Cloud blog, in live streams, and at events like Adobe MAX, but we’re hesitant to publish a public roadmap due to the competitive landscape and the fact that we do pivot quite often to address feedback we get on UserVoice and in person. We totally understand your desire to get a hard list of items we’re working on, but we’re afraid we can’t provide such a list. We do keep UserVoice updated as much as we can, though, so our hope is that you find the information here useful!

    -Elaine

  11. Duplicate vs. copy & paste


    1. What's the difference between 'duplicate' and 'copy & paste' in the drop down?


    2. When I copy & paste, I didn't notice the paste happened exactly on top of the copy. It took me a whole to notice where it was, the realized how many I did that was hidden behind. Please make this more apparent.


    3 votes
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  12. Make Global Symbol to Local Symbol

    Currently, all the symbols are by default link to the source document, once we unlink the symbol it is no longer symbol. It would be great if we are able to unlink the from the source document yet keep it as a common symbol with the same file.

    2 votes
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  13. Refresh button on Prototype view

    There should be a button on prototype view window where we can just refresh our prototype instead of closing and playing the prototype again. An example of this exists in Protopie prototype window.

    2 votes
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  14. Update Adobe Acrobat Pro DC for High Sierra Mac OS

    Please update! I keep getting warnings that the software will not work on the next Mac OS release. I need this program to do my job!!!!

    2 votes
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  15. Retina format option

    Hi Adobe!

    Actually we have 2 options to export our assets of a desktop design:
    The "design" mode or the "web" mode with a x2. The thing is that this both formats have the same size!

    The quality is not good and I need a Retina format (a REAL x2 size) to export in better quality.
    So for a picture 100x120px, I have to export in 200x240px to preserve a good quality. After that, the developers reduce the size by 2 BUT the quality is really better.

    Retina format is now a really needed feature to produce high quality websites.

    2 votes
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  16. Adobe XD, Please speed up your development process

    Software like Principle and Finto are miles ahead of you guys, and personally I would prefer to stick to Adobe, so please catch up!

    2 votes
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  17. Feature request blog post

    I have been using XD for over a year now. I recently did a blog post raving about how good it is.

    In part 2 I do mention where it could be improved. I noticed that one bug bear has been fixed already and that's the pasting of prototype links. Good stuff!

    Give these pages a read:


    1. Praise: https://www.reward.cloud/blog/post.php?s=2017-04-24-a-year-with-adobe-xd-am-i-in-love-part-1


    2. Feature requests: https://www.reward.cloud/blog/post.php?s=2017-05-01-a-year-with-adobe-xd-am-i-in-love-part-2


    2 votes
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  18. How to preview adobe xd documents on mobile offline?

    Saw the December update. Says you can now preview offline documents on your iOS or Android device.

    The question is how?

    2 votes
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  19. Specify units for Font Size

    When setting text, an arbitrary number is shown for the size (and all other attributes), with no unit — I am assuming this size is in points, but I can't be sure. While I can just size visually, it would be nice if the units were displayed and could be specified. That way, I can use sizes I know work without guess-and-checking in a life size preview.

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  20. Extensive GPU Support

    To speed things up big-time!

    Most of the users will have a decent graphics card anyway to support a big screen resolution (which is comfortable when designing)

    2 votes
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    1 comment  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    I’m marking this as not a feature request, as we haven’t yet released Windows yet. That being said, we’re definitely making sure that our Windows app is going to be as performant as it can be, which means using every trick in the book (including leveraging the GPU) to make sure it’s as zippy as possible. Stay tuned!

    -Elaine

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