Adobe XD: Feature Requests

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  1. Install UI kit of the artboard type you're using

    Can it be integrated with Adobe Sensei in future? That will surely automate few things for the end users

    1) UI kits can be automatically downloaded and installed within XD. Suppose a user is working on the android artboard, he will get all the android related UI kits on the go.

    2) Specific UI elements can be searched by name and instantly applied in the design system while working, it will surely save time when one had to find specific UI element in a huge document.

    Think of a side panel of UI library integrated with Adobe Sensei doing all…

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  2. Add a right-hand handle to point text

    It'd be nice to ALSO have a right-side handle for point text, with adjustment anchored to top + left.

    The existing bottom handle that's anchored to top is a bit awkward for me.

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  3. Open/close panels by clicking on the edge of the panel

    It would be nice to switch ON/OFF the assets layers panel by clicking the left edge of the XD window beside the current buttons.

    I find myself switching the assets on / off depending on work size displayed on the monitor

    ( the opera browser has such edge )

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  4. Support for RAW (CR2) image files

    The 'import' command does not support CR2 RAW files. This means I have to process images through Photoshop and export them in an XD-compatable format. It would be great to use the existing Adobe RAW importer.

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  5. Layout grid as asset

    It would be great to have the possibility of adding a layout grid in the assets panel as any other style/symbol/color.

    So we could easily apply a grid style to the home page, another to each detail page, another to the form page... with just one click.

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  6. Copy rich text from websites

    When you copy text from a website, mimic the CSS too

    When designing changes to existing websites, it would be amazing to be able to copy/paste text in and have it be the same size/colour as it was on the site.

    I realise this might need a browser extension or something, but if you go down that route then actually being able to copy all kinds of elements from an existing website would be game changing.

    An alternative to the extension on a live website route, would be saving a website and opening it in XD in an "import mode"…

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  7. Add numbers to the image selection from CC Library

    When added images to the repeat grid from my CC Library, I'd like my selected images to have a number show the order I have selected them in. Since they will fill into my repeat grid in that order, I'd like to double check the order prior to dropping them over.

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  8. Color code artboards

    color coating art boards. So settings pages are one color, profile pages are different color etc.

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  9. Set background color on groups

    I always have to put a rectangle of color in a group to defines its color, but the group itself is the right size. Why can't I just give it a color?

    This is partially related to this idea:
    https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007-adobe-xd-feature-requests/suggestions/15957478-relative-positioning-within-a-group

    If I could give it a color and relative positioning, you would match the Figma constraints feature.

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  10. Copy artboard using handles

    To keep my design clean and tidy I always copy my existing artboard with all appearances to the next spot up/down/left or right from it. I alwas have to take into consideration my zoom then to make sure the snap will keep my distance the same as from other artboards, while this could be done without careing about the zoom, nor using alt + drag.
    Part of the functionality already exist as when you copy paste exactly this wil happen, you cannot though nor choose the direction (always paste on the right from prev) nor change the distance.
    Of course…

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  11. Copy object properties for locked objects

    Hey Guys, sometimes i want to copy the coordinates of a locked Item, but i have always to unlock the Item to copy the Coordinates. What about, when u change it to make the copy possible but forbid to change the coordinates of a looked Item.

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  12. Switch back to layers panel when selecting an element

    After I've added a symbol from the symbols panel it would be a real timesaver if XD automatically switched back to the layers panel when selecting another element. This would remove the need to navigate to the bottom right of the window and switch the view.

    From my experiences, users tend to drag a new symbol to their artboard then manipulate it or another element, very rarely navigating back to get another symbol.

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  13. RGB565 color spectrum support

    Working on UI on embedded hardware, sometimes there are limitation about the colour spectrum that can be used.
    Above all, the RGB565 (16bit total, that means 65.000 colurs) is very often used. Could be possible to implement this palette native in the software and also in the export options?

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  14. Shortcut to adjust stroke width

    I'd like to either have a scroll bar or +/- arrows to let me change the stroke without having to guess a number. Also, if I do change the value by typing a number, I'd like that result to be automatic, without me having to press enter to see if it fits my needs.

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  15. Add a bit of snapping lag when moving objects with a tablet pen

    I've been using XD with a wacom tablet (Intuos 5) for several weeks and I have the same problem as with other design software: the pen input is too sensitive to movement!
    Often times I click with the pen to select an object and I accidentally move it at the same time (a few pixels) which is really annoying and sometimes I don't even notice it if I've very zoomed out.
    In Paint Tool SAI, which ironic is not even a design tool, there's an intentional lag snap when dragging stuff so you don't move things accidentally. Maybe something like…

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  16. Embed color data in property inspector

    Please expand the dat that the property inspector shows to include color codes, transparency percentage and the option to select (maybe even edit) this straight from the inspector screen instead of having to open every individual color box if you're specifying colors for a design.

    Kind of goes hand in hand with earlier requested "blue print" modes to make it easier to share designs with developers.

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  17. Move Resize Handles, so that they stay on screen

    Picture the following scenario: You have a very large object and a very small one. You want to resize the large object with some relation to the smaller object, which requires you to zoom in. However now that you have zoomed in, the handles for your larger object are off-screen.

    It would be nice if you could either, resize an object using the entire edge as a handle, or just make the handles move along the edge so that they are always on screen, even when zooming in.

    to illustrate my problem I have attached a screenshot with an indication…

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  18. Disable certain objects for Export

    Disable certain objects for Export

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  19. Detect/search and standardize different styles

    After a wild layout period I often have tons of different font-sizes, colors and so on … Now I have to reduce this for the developer. At this point it would be very helpful to let me show which colors+fonts+font-sizes+font-styles I have used in my project and where! If I know the place, I can decide to change a style to a common one.

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  20. Remove automatic highlighting from "HEX" box in color picker after a color is chosen from saved swatches

    Right now, when you open up the color picker, the "HEX" box is highlighted. I get it, it's so you can manually type a value or copy the existing value easily.

    However, once you have selected a new color from a saved swatch, I think the automatic highlighting of the hex should be removed. That way, you could close the color menu by pressing "V" and returning to the regular "move" tool. Right now, I constantly type "V" to try and close the picker, but I end up typing "V"s in the hex box instead.

    Honestly, if there was an…

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