Allow component instance overrides to be inherited by all states
Currently (XD 220.127.116.11), if I drop an instance of a component and then adjust part of it (text in a button, size of the instance, etc.), that override is only applied to the selected state of the instance. So, if I have a button with many states (normal, hover, disabled, active, default action, etc.) I have to manually apply that override to each state of the instance. This is extremely tedious and error prone.
Please provide the ability to have an override of an instance be inherited by all states in that component instance.
I've just spent a good amount of time creating a multiple state component and then needed to go back and resize for a new design. I have to go back to every state and make the same change over and over and over again. I have 6 states and frankly if I make a change to the default state it should carry through to the rest of the states.
Really disappointing and not productive at all. Even more so is that this feature is under review from Jun 10 2020 and no further update from Adobe as of Dec 3rd 2021!
Unknown Unknown commented
Really frustrating! Needs to be fixed asap!
Bostjan Vidovic commented
Why just in review?! This should be there from the first day of instances in components.
PLEASE fix this asap, as it's a much needed and obvious feature to include. It's a mess trying to manually adjust to the same size
Cyrill Studer commented
Please add this feature!
Celestine Fisser commented
fix this pleeeeeeaseeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!
Oyunbold Bayansan commented
Yeah, current components are not usable. Just states.
Derek Kuschel commented
Please fix this! Components are unusable.
Massimo Bocchi commented
it is an extremely important, basic and fundamental function!
Please implement it now, it is absolutely frustrating the current flow and it makes the states on the buttons useless if I have to change a thousand labels every time
As a new user, I found the lack of this feature to be immensely frustrating and one of several workflow issues with components and assets that really hurts XD in terms of building a design system. There is an incredible opportunity with the DSP format and VSCode plugin I am hoping to use here but to get there I find myself forced to do a huge amount of rework to make what should be simple variations of main components to add to the asset library.
adam sontag commented
I'm in the middle of getting started with XD and this is just a brutal lack-of-feature to stumble across. Trying to use existing design systems for prototyping and figured this would be a slam dunk and is instead making me consider other options.
Daniel G. Blázquez commented
I too thought it would work like Adobe Animate. It's counterintuitive
Florian Meyer commented
Very poor that this features is not implemented after nearly two years. How many developers work on such important features for XD? Zero or even one?
I'm new to XD, i'm a figma user but I wanted to give it a try. This HUGE issue is definitely a deal breaker for me! The request has been made for almost 2 years !
I wrongly assumed that a feature as basic as this would be included and spent a few hours trying to work out what I was doing wrong, or what the workaround was, only to realize that a feature as basic as this isn't even provided :-(.
And yes, it should probably be an optional checkbox to cover those cases when you want a different size for different states.
Arthus Ribeiro commented
I´ve been using XD for just a couple of months, saw people asking for this feature during 3 years now (2018), with no solution, and I am already so frustrated about this.
A lame ass workaround in some cases could be to make a separate component of only a button-bg i.e. and give this his own 'hover'-effect.
Than group this with the variables (text) and create a new component who contains both.
Nesting components is the closest we can get.
But I'm very dissapointed that - even after 2 years - Adobe didn't took us serious on this point..
Sketch is far ahead on this point...
Please fix this very basic thing. I'm currently trying to make design libraries easier for the other designers, and this makes it harder
In my workflow I would always want the states to scale. Please fix this
These are the quality fo life issues that prevent XD from being truly wonderful.
Any plug-ins fixing this tedious feature?