Adobe XD: Bugs

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  1. After cloud documents XD takes forever to launch/start

    Hi, since last update where adobe introduced save to cloud when I start XD the window is blank for a very long time. Everything is slow, laggy, and the save button freezes randomly, even when document is saved on the computer and not cloud. The new update has made working on XD very frustrating.

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  2. [Win] Frequently Crashing

    Frequently Crashing (while open XD app, maximize XD app window, while zooming, if open any multiple files also)

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  3. Resizing window does not resize work area

    When moving XD across monitors and trying to resize the window for the larger screen, black bars appear in the space and does not resize the working area. I've attached before and after screenshots.

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  4. Continuous lagging/ freezing when working in Design mode

    Version: 16.0.2.8 Creative Cloud Sync 4.2.0.25

    Running on:
    macOS Mojave v10.14.2
    Processor: 4GHz Intel core i7
    Memory: 32 GB DDR3
    Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 2048MB

    Hello,

    When clicking on images, text boxes, menus or scrolling around the screen, everything lags/ freezes for a few seconds before catching up with its self.

    To reproduce the issue: open a working file and click on menus, text boxes - anything interactive.

    The issue seems to be intermittent and varies from making working in the app impossible to just being a bit of a hinderance - most of the time it's somewhere in the…

    3 votes
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  5. Resizing Screen Breaks Canvas

    When I open a file in XD, everything seems to work just fine, but if I try to resize XD or make it fullscreen, then the canvas stays the same size and fills in with unusable grey space.

    2 votes
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  6. Latest XD release - Changing color of text causes slow animating effect and extreme use of system resources.

    There are other issues related to this problem I noticed.

    When saving a screenshot using the mobile app on the latest ios. The text boxes that have color applied to only one word (the rest of the word are white), only exports the png with all white text.

    The performance of my machine is definitely good enough.
    1080 GTX
    I-7 4ghz
    happens with both local storage and cloud storage
    turning off cloud file sync has no effect on the bug
    XD is the latest version
    Latest windows update

    2 votes
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  7. Over 500% CPU usage when using cloud documents that share symbols

    I have my design system file stored in cloud documents and syncs fine when it is open by itself. The trouble starts when I simultaneously have a separate XD document open using symbols from the design system file (in cloud documents) and something gets saved in the design system file CPU usage goes to like 500%+. If both files are local, this does not appear to be an issue.

    MacOS 10.14.3
    2.8 GHz Intel Core i7
    16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3

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  8. I can't open XD

    When you try to open it, it just crashes and closes

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  9. [macos 10.14.2 Mojave] Macbook pro trackpad slow and laggy performance when using pinch to zoom

    1. Version of XD

    14.0.42.14

    2. Open Xd file with 60 artboards, try to pinch to zoom in and out.

    3. pinch to zoom should work without any lag and from the first pinch gesture

    4. actual result is it takes at least 3 to 5 tries for Xd to recognize my pinch action to respond, which results in a laggy and frustrating experience.

    Additional info:
    tried pinch to zoom on Photoshop, works flawlessly

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  10. Adobe XD suddenly keeps freezing after the latest update

    XD keeps freezing after the last update. It seems like its trying to save on the background while transforming or moving an object or just about anyhting in XD. And when i quit the program it asks me to save, I agree and poef. Instant result. The freez vanished. The freez seems some sort of buffering or so.. Some mouse options also get stuck and I cant copy, paste or delete things while its freezing.

    2 votes
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    Hello Dennis:

    Are you still seeing this problem? If so, it would help me to better understand what’s going with the following info:
    - XD version
    - OS version
    - Creative Cloud userID
    - Enable crash dumps and share the file, https://helpx.adobe.com/xd/kb/how-to-generate-crash-dump-on-windows-machine.html

    You can post to cloud storage (Dropbox, WeTransfer.com, etc) and email to xduv@adobe.com

    Thanks!
    Nina
    Adobe XD

  11. Re-ordering layers stops working

    Sometimes trying to move layers it simply won't work. Layers stay frozen in place. Have to close and re-open the app.

    And whenever this happens when I quit the app I get an error message saying "XD currently used to share content", which doesn't happen when I normally close the app. (Win10 only, haven't had this happen on my mac)

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  12. Published link not fully previewing

    Preview link is not showing all components? But shows them on the document and displays fully in the "play" button function

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  13. High CPU usage during idle

    Version of Adobe XD: 12.0.12.10
    OS: Windows 10 Pro (1803)
    CPU: Intel i7-7700HQ
    RAM: 16GB

    This is a duplicate of https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353010-adobe-xd-bugs/suggestions/19836358-high-cpu-usage-during-idle but that bug is listed as inactive and is not able to be voted on or added to.

    Everything runs fine when I am using the computer, but if I close the display while the laptop is plugged in and not sleeping then XD takes 30-40% of the CPU and runs the computer HOT. This is a problem if I just set the computer down on the arm of a couch or chair and then come back to find…

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    Greetings James:

    Appreciate the link to earlier issue post. I did some digging on my end and found the problem reported there has since been fixed. Thinking that what you’re seeing may have a different root cause.

    Some questions to help with figuring this out:
    - How did you determine XD CPU usage if the laptop is closed?
    - Is anything else running aside from XD?
    - Is XD the focus app when you close the laptop?
    - Do you note this issue in other cases (like if XD is idle and laptop is open)

    Thanks!
    Nina
    Adobe XD

  14. too much RAM Consumption

    Hi, I'm using adobe Xd on windows PC. I have been noticing the RAM Consumption by Adobe is getting higher and higher with every update. And Now it's even higher than Google Chrome. I have attached the snips below that show the document that is opened and RAM Consumption details in the Task manager.

    My PC Specs are:

    - Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 12
    - Windows 10 Pro (Version 1809 - OS Build 17763.503)
    - 8 GB RAM
    - 500 GB HDD
    - 4 Ghz Intel 5500 HD Graphics

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  15. XD Crashed - had to redo all UI amends on project

    When I made changes to some UI on a web project, I tried to save the file and update the XD link under Share > Share for Review. During this update, the process of updating stopped at 30% and asked me to create a new XD link!

    Another unexpected situation happened after when I tried to save the XD file and it froze. So I had to re-open the XD file and make all my UI changes again!

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  16. Selecting object or text shows no visual highlight / feedback on Windows 10

    After using XD for a few hours I find that the UI no longer shows highlighted text or objects. To clarify, when you normally select text within a box, the text reverses out of a darker colour. With this bug you do not get any visual feedback that the text is highlighted. Also at times the UI gets unresponsive, with dragging or zooming disabled. Fortunately, CTRL+S still functions and a quick restart fixes the issue.

    This is Windows 10, XD 19.1.22.6 on a Lenovo Yoga. Although I have also been able to replicate the issue on another studio desktop, but…

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  17. WIN XD version BUG

    Win version of xd component features: Sometimes modify a component, the same components can not be changed at the same time, you need to close and reopen xd before you can change the style of the component. And can only modify the rest of the components of the first component will change together, modify the second or third component will not become together, I hope to fix this bug

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  18. Design specs sharing (update & new link) become considerably slow after the update to v.19.0.22.9

    Hi, i have a very annoying problem with the latest XD version. Design specs sharing (update & new link) become considerably slow after the update to v.19.0.22.9.

    I've tried with a couple different files but the upload is really slow across the board. Please help!

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  19. Asset panel

    Mac Os Mojave. Assets panel crashes when there are more than 100 assets with Adobe XD 19. Urgent Thank you!!!!

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  20. Adobe Slows down when using repeated grid and masks

    When using a repeated grid with a mask (number counter) within a second repeated grid and second mask, seriously slows down the program.
    I want to create a long list of numbers that changes like a ticker, when moving a range bar, so i made several repeated grids of numbers and masked then, then masked them again to make it fit into a graph that has an internal scroll bar, works fine if i only have 1 or 2 art-boards but as soon as i increase it to a few more it starts to seriously slow down the software.

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