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Layout grids for illustrations?

Is it possible to use any kind of layout grids when creating illustrations, and if so, what are their uses? Edit: A bit of clarification, my questions is towards drawing on a computer (not hand ...
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Zoom without Ctrl

Zoom in and out without the need to hold down crtl key would make navigation much easier and faster. It is really a question why developers/UI/UX designers of many of design softwares do not pay ...
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Figma: using components from one file in another

I'm an iOS developer trying to learn graphic design, currently using the free version of Figma. I just started and so far it's been lots of fun. My problem is incorporating iOS system elements into my ...
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Figma: Material Design Theme Kit: Designating primary & secondary colors

Material Design Theme Kit I've successfully swapped out the default color pallet via the color styles with my own color pallet however by default the "Primary - 500" and "Secondary - ...
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Figma: flattened vector exports as multiple paths

I flatten multiple vectors into one, so it appears in Figma as follows: However when I export it to SVG, this vector appears as multiple paths in SVG markup. Is the a way in Figma to make it a single ...
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How to change the stroke of a single edge in a shape?

Let me start by saying that I'm a complete ignorant when it comes to Figma, I'm trying to learn the basics in order to draw a couple of very elementary shapes for my research paper. Is it possible to ...
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How to achieve this Gradient (Done in Figma with layer Blur)

how can i achieve this Gradient? I know its done in Figma with multiple rectangles and a bunch of Layer Blur. I'm a noob with the Gradient Mesh Tool in Illustrator, so Figma would be easier for me. ...
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Figma : keep prototype links while changing button status

When I have a button (component named "primary button" for example) that is linked to another screen, if I want to switch this button to let's say another component named "secondary ...
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Hyperlink Image Figma

Is there a way to hyperlink and image or text in Figma to be clickable when exported as a PDF? Thanks in advance.
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Flex-grow in Figma auto layout?

Say I have the following layout: ----Left Component--Central Component--Right Component--- The parent component has a fixed width. I'd like Figma to auto-resize the width of left component and the ...
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Can child elements be aligned top or bottom in Figma's auto layout?

I have a horizontal auto layout within which there are three elements: Icon Text Another Icon I made this screen recording that shows what I did. I'd like the text to be aligned top or bottom, but ...
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How do I create perfect stroke-dash spacing for a rounded rectangle?

So I'm trying to recreate this rectangle from Ikea: I found this article on how to calculate dashes: https://www.designernews.co/stories/47034-how-can-we-calculate-a-perfect-dashed-border-in-sketch ...
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Custom shape interaction in Figma

When prototyping in Figma, is there any way to set up interaction exact on the shape and not the it's bounding box?
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how do I make a gradient background in Figma?

I am trying to make a linear gradient backgroud accross my UI in Figma. How can I possibly go about this?
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Figma - Difference color but “positive”

I want to kinda difference colors on a layer but the difference should be "positive", ie. orange and orange should be white rather than black. Here's a picture of what I mean: Before: After: I ...
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Figma's “After Delay” interaction is disabled when going from one frame to another

Working on a loading indicator animation; when I tap on prototype, I want the transition to happen from one frame to another after an "After Delay" interaction. As you can see in the photo, "After ...
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How to align item to parent frame grid in Figma?

I have two frames which are nested inside each other. Parent frame has 12 column grid and I want child frame to have row grid for section spacing. But when I'm placing element in child frame I can't ...
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How to not show shadow through transparent shape in figma

In figma, I have a rectangle shape which is white with 50% transparency. I want to apply a shadow only to the outside of this shape, but when I apply the 'drop shadow' effect I see the shadow behind ...
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What's the meaning of two horizontal or vertical rectangles in the layers panel?

What's the meaning of two horizontal or vertical rectangles in the layers panel? Like in the screenshot below.
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Sketch/Figma: Using JSON as a color/typography library

I have JSON with typography/color data. Is there any way to use this data in a Figma or Sketch so that I could've corrected it and then override it?
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When prototyping in Figma, can I make the frames automatically fit the device screen width?

I'm new to Figma, just started learning it today, so maybe I'm missing something obvious. I have a frame with a design that uses constraints to scale nicely to different screen widths. When I ...
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FIGMA Auto Layout with stroke only on three sides

I have a little challenge with Auto Layout in FIGMA. I need to build a navigation where every element has only a border in the bottom, the active one everywhere but on the bottom, ie some kind of a ...
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Porting designs from Illustrator to Figma (SVG)

I need to use some logos and other elements I've created on Illustrator in Figma. I know that you can save an entire project on Illustrator as SVG but how to pick certain elements, say shapes and ...
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How to align text box on Figma?

When placing a geometric shape or image on Figma we get the exact height and width of these forms. From this square to the top, I certainly got 23 pixels of space: From this text to the top, I'm not ...
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Figma Prototyping: create connections from multiple objects to one frame simultaneously?

In Figma, is there a way to create many connections to one object simultaneously? Say, I have a bunch of buttons that should all lead to the same frame; I'd like to select them all and drag all ...
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Mirror copy of a website iin figma

I'm trying to improve my design skills and decided I would try to do a redesign of reddit or bbc website. I use Figma and started from scratch. Then it dawned on me perhaps there is a way to do this ...
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What are the downsides of UXPin compared to the top 4 players (Sketch, Figma, XD, Studio)?

Short question: The last 2 days, I tested various UI / UX / Prototype Tools like Figma, XD, InVision Studion and said UXPin. I'm currently working with Sketch + Craft. What I realised is, that Sketch, ...
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How to use custom placeholders when sharing projects in Figma?

So I have designed a website in Figma that I want to share with multiple clients. I want to personalize the content of the project as in the nav-brand or any other content. For instance, if a ...
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How to achieve breakpoints in Invision Studio or Figma?

How can I achieve breakpoints in Invision Studio? I would like to have single screen for desktop and mobile, while rearranging elements. While on desktop some elements are next to each other, in ...
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How to prototype a fixed header that changes color on scroll using Figma?

I am replicating a website in Figma and I'm stuck at a point. I want to create a header which will fix at the top. But here is one more condition, the header will change its color after scrolling the ...
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How can I make this dot-matrix in Figma without doing it dot-by-dot?

Ideally I'd like it to follow a bezier path so I can change the shape and find what I like best.
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How you connect a line to a rectangle in figma?

In Power Point you can connect a line to a shape on any of its corners or edges. When you move the shape around, the line's end moves with it. Can you do this in figma?
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Cannot integrate Zeplin into Figma project

I would like to integrate Figma with Zeplin. Because I could not connect Figma project with Android Studio which I can do with Zeplin. I have installed Zeplin and Figma desktop apps on Mac OS Mojave. ...
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Are there any ways of hiding object in Figma?

I am facing problem when I need to change the icons, are there any options in figma to hide the icons or object?
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How do I achieve such gradient / fill in Figma?

I've come across this UI element I tried to copy.. and realized I couldn't. Do the semicircles use some sort of gradient? Is it possible to apply such gradient in Figma?
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Export from Figma to Flinto, Principle, After Effects

I’m considering to switch from Sketch to Figma. But there is a serious blocker: I can’t export Figma designs to the apps I’m actively using for prototyping and animations – Flinto, Principle, After ...
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How do I join two paths in Figma?

I'm trying to draw a symmetrical shape in Figma. Usually the way I do this is by drawing a path, then duplicating it and flipping it horizontally. In Illustrator, I would then be able to hit Ctrl+J to ...
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How to add an anchor point/node in Figma?

How do I add an anchor point to an existing vector shape in Figma? Is this possible, like in sketch? Is there a keyboard shortcut?
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How to add element to artboard without moving it in Figma?

While working with Figma, I often end up with elements that are in the right place, but not inside the artboard they are supposed to be in. Is there an easy trick to put the element into the ...