edit text of multiple components
I have a component of a button, I use that button all over the place. I use multiple instances of this button, even several times on a single art board. When I have an instance of this button used 20 times and I need to change the text inside, it is very time consuming to go through all the screens and edit them individually. I would like to be able to edit the text separately for the buttons I am selecting on multiple art boards. I don't want to edit the master and reset them all because I am using the button in other instances elsewhere with different text, and also because I have already overridden them several times to make them look like they have different active/selected/tap states. If the text was also editable through a panel on the right side I could select whichever instances of the component I want to change, edit and override the text in the panel and viola I've changed the text on several buttons all in one fell swoop.
This is hugely needed! (Same as this other thread https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007-adobe-xd-feature-requests/suggestions/38973007-allow-component-instance-overrides-to-be-inherited)
Oh man, this was driving my crazy the past week. I’m building a survey with a dozen question, each with5+ answers that all have hover and selected states. I thought there *had* to be a way to edit the default state text, and have the text for all other states update with a clone of a component, but nope.
This is an excruciatingly tedious thing to update. Hope they address it soon!
Agreed. I don't really see the reason for making components if you have to make one for every text variation you have. Defeats the purpose I think.
We need components wherein the text can be edited. Project managers are not going to understand if every button (for example) just says "button" or "submit" in the prototype.
TM SP commented
Yes, the power of Sketch which is still lacking in XD. While I love the components and states, it is still not possible to bulk change a selected set of instances; this for states, text, nested components
having this side panel text editor as an option would also allow me to edit the text of a component by selecting it in the layers panel and not having to click into the actual text box on the art board. Often times the text is either behind something the blocks it from being double clicked into, or it could be inside a mask and off the screen in which case it is not possible to edit the text without turning layers on and off and moving things around to be able to get to the text.