Fixed elements in scrolling artboards (header, nav bar, etc.)
Since you already started with scrollable area inside artboard, it would be awesome if we could define sticky header. For example, one page website has a lot of content, but I want to create sticky header so when I scroll down, it stays at the top. Maybe you could add the option so we can define the group and assign the sticky header option to it. That way on any artboard we can just assign that option to it and that's it.
Fixed elements are finally here!! We’re incredibly excited to announce that you can select any top-level element in your artboard and click “Fixed Position” to fix your element anywhere in the viewport.
To learn more about this feature, watch the video here: https://youtu.be/3fWBkV5S6U4
Please do continue to file and upvote issues in UserVoice – your voice really does make a difference!
Yevgeniy Mironichenko commented
Is there any way to have fixed elements when transitioning between artboards? Also, to have an element disappear when you scroll down an artboard and then reappear when you scroll up?
Why can't I see that new « Fixed » checkbox now!? I saw it a few weeks ago now I don't even do if my viewport is set to « Vertical scrollable ». !?!?
Ken, it has been shifted to the Prototype panel after the new update.
Laurent Tri commented
It has been relocated into the prototype pannel Interaction.
Why is the fixed position when scrolling checkbox missing now????
Is there a way to have something scroll but then become fixed when it reaches the top?
where is that for guys using windows 10?
The implementation of this feature needs some improvement. Setting a fixed element in a long artboard (that requires scrolling) leads to the elements behind the fixed element (e.g. fixed full-width button at the bottom) becoming invisible. This is creating a negative experience in the following scenarios:
1. On publishing the design specs, it is not possible to view/extract the specs behind a set fixed element (E.g. bottom fixed tab). - CRITICAL PROBLEM!
2. On reviewing designs on XD with the team, the fixed elements need to be constantly hidden/unhidden. Making the process tedious.
3. When exporting the entire artboard designs as PNGs (for say Marketing team to use in a presentation), a bottom fixed element looks weird hanging in the middle of the screen. So we need to copy all the screens with these bottom fixed elements and pull them down to the bottom of the artboard.
@Khalil I agree, it would be great. I think that is 2.0 of this feature. Maybe start a new request?
What if I want to scroll then fix position when it reach top. Can I do that?
When I want to fix the element of the Tab bar, I group all my elements and I check "Fix Position". But when I preview my element disappear .... Do you know why ?
Sorry for my english !! :p
Dennis Ferreira commented
Wow, thank you! This gets me really excited!
Did you notice the prototypes now shrink on mobile and show white edges? I bet it's because of the fixed elements positioning.
Vote this idea to address the issue:
It's great that the fixed elements and overlays are finally here. Good start, but still needs work. Especially because it broke the way it worked before.
Mahmoud Elhosary commented
If you also wish you had the option to force your fixed elements to stay in the front (or top of the z-order stack) even as new objects are added to your artboard, vote up this idea.
That works now! At last, thank you guys! Don't stop - there are lot to do! We need moooore :)))))
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Eddie Deighton commented
Excellent news! I'm really enjoying using XD.
Alessio Viola commented
Great Work XD Stuff! This is the feature that push XD to the Olmypus of the Prototyping Tools! Thanks a lot for helping us doing our job ;)