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  1. 1,985 votes
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      feature-in-the-backlog  ·  289 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Global Style/Color Edits

      Provide the ability to change multiple objects/elements within a document and/or across artboards.

      Example: Ability to increase font size within a button across all artboards (without multi-select)
      This is similar to increasing font size within a repeatable grid—all increase.

      Another example: replace/swap a theme color throughout the document.

      1,923 votes
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        feature-in-the-backlog  ·  100 comments  ·  01 : Design 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.

        1,761 votes
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          111 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

          1,702 votes
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            242 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

            1,164 votes
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              feature-started  ·  49 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 1,080 votes
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                85 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

              • Basic Text Transform: all caps, all lowercase

                Add basic text transform like there is in Illustrator to make it easier and faster for developers to code your designs. Our developers have to waist time retyping text for layouts that have already been designed. At least basic uppercase and lowercase.

                963 votes
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                  feature-under-review  ·  105 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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.

                  912 votes
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                    95 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

                  • 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.

                    907 votes
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                      80 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

                    • Rulers

                      Global rulers for the x/y axis.

                      719 votes
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                        48 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Name Character Styles

                        It would help a great deal if Character Styles can be named. Right now it is tough managing them and knowing which is which.

                        703 votes
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                          42 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Linked Objects / Images

                          Option to link objects (or generate smart objects) when pasted from a PSD or AI source to maintain a reference.

                          This would provide a simple method for single or multiple object updates (beyond the CC Design Libraries integration)—saving time and ensuring all objects are the most current.

                          Example: Revision to a microphone icon via Illustrator, which is used across 20 artboards

                          692 votes
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                            feature-in-the-backlog  ·  42 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Paragraph styles

                            In order to make global typography changes, it would ber very useful to have paragraph styles as part of the feature set. Bonus: export CSS from these paragraphy styles.

                            665 votes
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                              feature-in-the-backlog  ·  42 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!

                              637 votes
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                                feature-started  ·  38 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 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

                                615 votes
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                                  feature-started  ·  48 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Support math operators in number fields

                                  It will be nice I can use that 200/2 = 100 directly in a numbered field just like any other Adobe App. (/ and - and * and +)

                                  610 votes
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                                    55 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  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

                                    527 votes
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                                      97 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Text formatting

                                      Where are the text formatting tools present on Photoshop and illustrator ?
                                      - underline
                                      - all in capital
                                      - small capital
                                      - superior/exponent
                                      - inferior/sign
                                      - barred

                                      Even making a copy / paste formatting of the text isn't preserved.

                                      Waiting for an answer from Adobe XD Team

                                      Best regards

                                      522 votes
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                                      • Saving color palettes - shared across documents or users

                                        I want to have a consistent set of swatches, with the ability to import saved palettes or to share/export a palettes. It would be nice to have access to multiple palettes as well

                                        478 votes
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