Adobe XD: Feature Requests

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  1. Copy CSS attributes

    As Sketch already do... Possibility to copy css attributes by right clic (like gradient attributes,...) and paste it into a code editor.

    706 votes
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    43 comments  ·  10: Developer Handoff  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    With the August 2019 release, we’ve enabled the ability for developers to copy css attributes from design specs links.

    Thanks for the support and keep the feedback coming on how we can further deliver more value through such code snippets in XD

  2. Extract / Export CSS for development feature

    Nothing more complected simply add Extract css from design as given in illustrator its very important other wise now day's it's simple to design in XD and very difficult to Develop application from xd assets because of no css export option in it, Please include this.

    693 votes
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    76 comments  ·  10: Developer Handoff  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    With the August 2019 release, we’ve enabled the ability for developers to copy css attributes from design specs links.

    Thanks for the support and keep the feedback coming on how we can further deliver more value through such code snippets in XD

  3. Get assets on design spec mode

    On the design specs mode, I should be able to direct developers to where a specific asset is. Sometimes I want to attach a link to an asset (if it's common use, a logo hosted on S3 for an example), sometimes the dev needs to be able to download the asset (be it an image already scaled to 1x, 2x, etc or the code of an SVG to embed into a page) and the third case is that I need to attach some free text (for example a path on our local server or the icon code on font awesome…

    190 votes
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    25 comments  ·  10: Developer Handoff  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi All,

    With XD’s 11.0 release (which happened moments ago), we’ve made this feature live.

    You can now save time and give developers the ability to extract and download assets from Design Specs. Mark layers as assets for export and send as a Design Specs link. Developers can download all the assets in the file format they need

    As always, please do let us know about what you think of this feature and feel free to log the improvements that you’d like to see in this workflow as new requests at https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007-adobe-xd-feature-requests?category_id=323330

    Thanks,
    Harish

  4. Single link for design specs and prototype

    Great to see design specs working! Will add some ideas for it here. The first of them is:

    As a designer, I need to send to developers a link with the working prototype and another with the design specs. Would be great if I could share a single link and design specs and prototype worked as tabs on that page.

    107 votes
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    14 comments  ·  10: Developer Handoff  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This is now available in the latest design specs links published from XD 21.0 onwards.

    Now you can share a single design specs link with developers that includes both prototypes interactions and design specs. This saves your developers time as well as enable you to better communicate your design intent.

  5. Design Specs for Enterprise customers

    I'd love to see a way for for Enterprise customers whose companies have chosen not to permit sharing to be able to take advantage of the Design Specs feature. We need a way to export a local file that shows the specs that we can share on our internal, private networks. Without this, your largest customers are still left drawing design specs by hand.

    105 votes
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    9 comments  ·  10: Developer Handoff  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We seem to have missed marking this done when it was actually completed! For those enterprise customers who have sharing disabled, you can now work with your CSM to enable local publish. Please note that none of the services will be connected, which means that you will not be able to comment.,

  6. Switch between grid and flow view for Share for Development

    There has been a recent change to the share for Dev view. We relied on that view to express flows. Now it is in a grid similar to Zeplin. I get the change, but not the removal. It would be great to be able to switch between the two. This way individual assets are still quickly accessed and the flow can also be expressed. Our devs were looking at the linking and able to view the overall flow. This was determined to be extremely helpful.

    88 votes
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  7. Add discussion feature to Design Spec

    Developers and designers where I work would love to get a place on the new Design Specs feature where they would add comments against artboards or even an element on a page.

    Maybe even code snippets and links to external systems to look at feedback from a client or user group.

    78 votes
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    9 comments  ·  10: Developer Handoff  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    With XD’s most recent update, Design Specs now has the same great commenting feature as prototypes. Developers can comment on specs and you’ll be notified. Any updates, changes, or replies you make will automatically show up when they refresh their browsers.

    Thank you for upvoting feature here in Uservoice. Request you to please play around with this feature and as always keep the feedback coming.

  8. Make Design Spec publicly accessible

    At the moment, my development team do not have an adobe subscription, and I often work with external organisations who also do not use adobe either.

    As a result, I need the ability to share a public link to the design specs so that they can access it.

    60 votes
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  9. Make design specs password protected optionally

    Description:
    The generated url to a design spec should be password protected optionally .

    Value:
    It is important that the customers data is handled properly. A password protection for the exchange of design specs can be an argument for or against the use of a layout software.A feature liek this would provide further arguments for using Adobe XD.

    49 votes
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  10. A text with multiple styles only the first one is show on design specs

    For an example, when I have some bold text inside a paragraph, the design specs for that paragraph should state that not only that text is Arial 12px but also has some bold inside.

    45 votes
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  11. Design Specs, hard to view specs of grouped/layered elements

    Hard to view specifications of every element in a group/layer. For developers it seems better not to group anything, so they can view every item and layer (like overlays, highlighted text, etc.). But even then one cannot see all colors of the layers in one element (when you show different states of button, you add a 30% black overlapping layer on top of a color). A solution would be to show all layers, and make them selectable.

    33 votes
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  12. Design Specs: Publish layout grid

    Show layout grids on artboards on the design specs pages.

    11 votes
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  13. Make Styles panel collapsible, or add fullscreen mode in Design Specs

    When viewing design specs on smaller screens, the top, right, and bottom panels take up too much space. I recommend making the right panel collapsible, the bottom panel shorter, and the top panel transparent like the bottom one.

    9 votes
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  14. Design Spec: ability to download assets for developer, just like in Zeplin.

    Just like how it works in Zeplin, developers can select an asset in the design to inspect its properties and then can download that asset to use.

    8 votes
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    Hi All,

    With XD’s 11.0 release (which happened moments ago), we’ve made this feature live.

    You can now save time and give developers the ability to extract and download assets from Design Specs. Mark layers as assets for export and send as a Design Specs link. Developers can download all the assets in the file format they need

    As always, please do let us know about what you think of this feature and feel free to log the improvements that you’d like to see in this workflow as new requests at adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007-adobe-x..

    Thanks,
    Harish

  15. Update design spec when publishing prototype

    Use case:
    Developer asked me for a link for specs, and when I gave it to him he found out that screens differ from prototype. It was because I forgot to update both links.

    Proposed Solution:
    Enable automatic update whenever prototype is updated, via some kind of toggle button/ checkbox.

    My thoughts on problem:
    Since I cannot directly edit specs link, it makes sense to update it only when I edit current state of prototype - the prototype is current, valid state of app. Therefore it makes sense to give us some kind of automatization for this process.

    Thanks, you're…

    8 votes
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  16. Export assets from web version (xd.adobe.com)

    I'm a developer and we normally often get Photoshop files shared via Creative Cloud. Creative Cloud has an option on assets.adobe.com "Extract", this takes you to a screen when you can directly extract assets and download them as SVG/PNG etc.

    As a developer I don't need to or want to delve into a graphics program to try and extract individual assets. I don't want to know about clipping masks etc. etc. I just want to be able to contextually extract assets as I'm building a website/app. Creative Cloud's Extract feature works well for this but there seems to be no…

    6 votes
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    2 comments  ·  10: Developer Handoff  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi All,

    With XD’s 11.0 release (which happened moments ago), we’ve made this feature live.

    You can now save time and give developers the ability to extract and download assets from Design Specs. Mark layers as assets for export and send as a Design Specs link. Developers can download all the assets in the file format they need

    As always, please do let us know about what you think of this feature and feel free to log the improvements that you’d like to see in this workflow as new requests at adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007-adobe-x..

    Thanks,
    Harish

  17. Collapse the property inspector on design specs

    When on the smaller screens (desktop and mobile) the Asset panel takes up a large space of the screen. Create possibility to collapse and open this, or make more mobile friendly.
    To be able to use to whole screen to only view the artboard, click on elements and see their specs on mobile and have space to create comments.

    4 votes
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  18. Multiple Color in Text - Design Specs

    If there is a paragraph where there text color is not everywhere the same, on the design specs you can view only one color and not the second one.

    It would be nice and handy especially for the developers, to be able to see/pick all the colors that are used inside a paragraph placeholder on the design specs mode.

    4 votes
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  19. Display informations for developers

    When I send my mockup to developers, they need all informations about size, font, etc. It would be nice to have an option to display those informations :)

    4 votes
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  20. I want to expose the design spec for each user

    Although I would like to design specs in development, but can not set the scope of disclosure, customers are not allowed to use.
    Can I make an adobe ID invitation system for design specifications?

    4 votes
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