Adobe XD: Feature Requests

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  1. Keyboard interaction to trigger transitions

    I'd love to see the ability to transition between artboards by using the keyboard.

    For the UI, I'd place a keyboard icon just below the "set as home" icon. When you click it, you can see a list of current key transitions and a button to add a new one. When you click the new button, you have a box to enter the key to bind and then an arrow to link the artboard the key will transition to.

    It would be important to include the ability to link keys such as the arrow keys, space bar, escape key, etc.

    41 votes
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    9 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Disable hotspot hinting & show "link" mouse cursor in places that don't link to anything

    In usability studies we need a way to drop fake hotspots that do not have to be linked, the reason that we need this is so that the user can click around more and hover over things to help the prototype not lead the user into clicking the item that we've enabled.

    If we could just drawing a hotspot and linking it on every single page of a flow is not idea and just being able to draw a hotspot and link it to nothing while activating the mouse hand to still go to a pointer will help our studies…

    39 votes
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    12 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Everyone,

    We added a way for you to turn hotspots off on the web prototypes. You can now add “?hints=off” to your URL and no hotspots will show.

    In the future, we’ll add this option to the Share Online dialog, but, for now, you can just add the additional parameter to your URL.

    This request also includes some users who want us to turn off hand cursor changes. We did not do this when hotspots are off because we are unsure if this is really what people want. If your use case includes one where you want cursor changes off, please vote on this issue and make a comment:

    https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007-adobe-xd-feature-requests/suggestions/19766590-turn-off-cursor-changes-when-hotspots-are-off

    Let us understand your use case a bit better. Thanks!

  3. Zoom tool in Prototype Mode

    Its done in the Design Mode but Prototype mode needs the zoom tool too please

    35 votes
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  4. Advanced Overlay Option (background Treatment)


    • I would like to have the option of selecting how the background behaves when an overlay is being presented. this is important as I feel currently I'm restricted for the most part to 'Dissolve Transition' as it is weird showing the background sliding when included in the overlay artboard itself


    • Additionally, combined with timed transitions, one can showcase notifications
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    • Lastly, the ability to select the option of whether the overlay is pinned on Viewport (current implementation) or Artboard (for dropdowns beyond screen cut-off)

    18 votes
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  5. Printing

    Would love to be able to print out my screens. I know I can export assets and then print, but a one step print function would be awesome.

    16 votes
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  6. More supported languages on Voice-Based Prototypes

    Please provide more supported languages on Voice-Based Prototypes. I think that this is a fantastic feature.

    11 votes
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  7. Paste Multiple interactions at once

    With the latest update of adobe XD you can copy & paste the interaction from one element to another but considering we usually have same elements across multiple screens with minor variations like active & hover states etc ( for example a bottom navigation bar in mobile app) it is still a tedious task to copy & paste interaction across all those multiple screen so i suggest that we should be able to select multiple elements ( say 4 buttons at navigation bar on screen 1 ) and copy interaction, then select the 4 items on screen 2 and paste…

    7 votes
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  8. Adobe Xd needs widgets libraries to create a new menu from scratch.

    Adobe Xd needs widgets libraries to create a new menu from scratch, In this way helps us to create an screen easily doing drag and drop.

    5 votes
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    1 comment  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We’ve been working with a variety of partners to provide more robust UI kits for you to use, including menu elements. Apple, Google, and Microsoft have all provided a number of different UI kits with sticker sheet elements to get you started.

    Note that you can also create new artboards by simply switching to the artboard tool and clicking.

    Please do feel free to file a new story if you’d like to see additional features.

    Thanks,

    -Elaine

  9. Preview on Browser

    Hi there,

    The user should have the ability to see the mockup prototype on Browsers or other devices. This kind of feature would be an effective addition for desktop designers and mobile designers alike.

    Nowadays, we are only able to preview on the a mobile device screen size, which is useless for desktop or even other device design.

    Thanks

    5 votes
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    2 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Closing this issue due to inactivity on an open query. You can already preview a web artboard in full screen mode, which gives you as much real estate as you have on your screen. If there’s something specific you’re looking for, please do file a separate idea in the system!

    -Elaine

  10. Keep multiple different shared Prototype versions live

    Currently when update a shared prototype, it replaces the previous version, it would be nice to have the option to retain previous versions.

    These versions could then be compared side by side to easily review changes, as an added bonus the versions could be linked together so as you navigate one version the previous version would move in sync (where possible)

    4 votes
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    In a future update, there will be an option to create a “new” public link. This keeps the previous one in tact in addition to creating a new one.

  11. Prototype 'Transition Options' in property inspector instead of in a popup

    The current UI for transitions is clunky and flows awkwardly. Every time I try to link to something lower on the page, the pop-up box appears below the 'fold'/screen and I have to move the artboard into view and re-click on the 'from' element to get the pop-up to appear. You've already trained the users to use the side-panel (right) to change elements in the design view, I think it makes sense to place the transitions in the same spot. It would greatly simplify the flow, as well as returning to edit transitions.

    3 votes
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  12. Provide Fixed Position on Prototype mode

    It make more sense if Fixed Position on Prototype mode instead of Design which designer tend to arrange the "move" and flow there

    3 votes
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  13. XD Protoype that can be used for testing

    It would be excellent if one could export a prototype so it could then be hosted for web with HTML markup. The perfect example of this need comes in when we do usability testing.

    3 votes
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  14. Preview Breaks with multiple screen size heights

    I have three iphone 6 screens.

    Menu, Home, Content

    on the content screen I changed the height to (1,000px) the width on all three are 375px. On preview it breaks and trys to display the entire screen. By deafult I expected to have the screen scroll to show all the contents of that page. I did not expect it to try and show all the content. It took me about 30mins to realize what it was doing. And that I cannot have it scroll. This is not cool, need to be able to show this in all my previews.

    3 votes
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    With the latest version you can scroll “long artboards” … We’ll be continuing to improve this feature add additional scroll related features (e.g. viewport scrolling), but for now I’m going to mark this as complete.

  15. Magic move

    I'd like to be able to use Magic Move which is the function of keynote for screen transition.

    2 votes
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  16. "Previous Artboard" links: cannot choose animation, timing, easing

    When you select the previous art board option you are not able to change the animation mode and timing like other prototype links. Is this a bug? It's a shame and a problem in my estimation.

    2 votes
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  17. Keyboard prtotype shortcut triggers

    An extra feature for the keyboard triggers to be able to facilitate shortcut mode as well.

    The feature would be able to set up 2-3 buttons as a trigger to show a new overlay or artboard. (example: Command+K, Command+Space bar or Command+Shift+E).

    1 vote
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  18. Scrolling to target art-board when prototyping

    When in Prototype Mode, sometimes elements are very far away on canvas.

    Screen should scroll when trying to connect to Prototype Target.

    1 vote
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  19. Copy and Paste artboards to new document should retain prototype wires

    Consolidation, iteration, etc would be improved by allowing wires to be copied with artboards as they are moved between documents.

    1 vote
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  20. Trigger with PC keyboard

    I would like to use a PC keyboard as a trigger to make prototypes of products using hardware switches.

    By using USB devices you can use various switch parts.

    https://www.amazon.co.jp/FLINT-%E3%82%AD%E3%83%BC%E3%83%9C%E3%83%BC%E3%83%89%E3%82%92%E4%BD%9C%E3%82%8D%E3%81%86%E3%81%9C%EF%BC%81%E3%82%AD%E3%83%83%E3%83%88/dp/B0785PB468

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