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Adding white space between two elements - Figma

While working with figma I frequently needed to add white space between the two elements such that all elements below these two elements should also shift down. To explain better I have created a ...
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Figma flatten doesn't show my vector shape

So I tried to combine several vectors of an illustration component and when I flatten them, it doesn't really work. I tried to union them first and then flatten and still doesn't work. Is there maybe ...
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From Figma to Zeplin: How to make icon importable?

I have mobile app design in .fig file. I opened it in Figma Imported it to Zeplin. However, icon image is not importable: What I am trying to achieve is to make image importable to Android Studio ...
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How to undo or ignore component changes in Figma when publishing asset library?

In making changes to some components, I edited the wrong button-component for a second. Figma is tracking the change, and wants to publish it to update the library it's in. I don't want it to update, ...
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How to set masks IDs in exported SVG?

Masks exported in SVG have a default ID of "mask0" <mask id="mask0" ...>. I tried changing the mask layer name, but it doesn't influence the ID in the exported SVG. How do I ...
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How to snap to sibling element in Figma?

In the case where you have two sibling elements, how do you snap the edges of one with the edges of the other? Is there some kind of "magnet" mode which you can enable to achieve this ...
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Can we add a gradient color style in Figma's variable?

Is there any way that we can save our color gradients in Figma's variables? one way I know is to save the color as Style. But I want to implement the same using the variables property. Please see ...
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Make auto layout expand to left when contents grow?

I have an auto layout that I'm trying to "fix" to the right. So when the items within the layout become wider and make the auto layout itself wider, I want it to expand to the left not to ...
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Moving elements in an auto layout instance - Figma

Hi I'm fairly new to figma. Learning tutorials. Just wondering I've created a component with text and made that into an auto layout so that I am able to switch around text/add if needed. I then made ...
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From css (scss) to Figma

How, I can import css or scss style in to Figma? I use figma plagin fromCSS. But it doesn't work for linear or radial grdient like this: background: radial-gradient(circle at 75% 30%, #fff 10%, rgba(0,...
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Figma plugin for Bootstrap's "mix" function for tints &shades

Is there a Figma plugin for generating tints & shades of a color that would be the same as the ones produced by Bootstrap's "mix" function (as shown here — https://codepen.io/emdeoh/pen/...
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Figma Emailify Plugin, How to Add a Hyperlink to an Image? Can't add 0% Opacity text layer for some reason

I am using the Emailify Plugin for Figma and noticed that I cannot add a Link to images/ icons. I want to add a clickable URL to each of the social media icons. There is another question from a year ...
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Smoothing edges in Figma

How do I make the edges of the shape completely smooth (straight) as opposed to what I have now after having converted a .png image into the vector shape.
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Position sticky in Figma

Is it possible to apply fixed positioning depending on the point where the scrollY is (on the vertical axis)? Just like you would with CSS with position sticky?
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What is the best way to create buttons in Figma?

I'm still learning Figma, and I'm having trouble to create inactive buttons (or other status, focus, hover etc) and swap when needed. Can someone help me? The tutorials I found on the internet were ...
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Wrong Figma scale on 4K monitor

I have a Win10 on 3840×2160 screen with 200% system scale. Working in Figma I have all the designs shown noticeably larger so I got original size at 90% zoom level. The same situation is in ...
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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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Can we store any dynamic date or time in Figma's variable?

I have been using Figma for my design since past 3 years now that that have there new update where we can add static number data in their variables. I want to store a dynamic date in it instead of a ...
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How to setup variables for fake user profiles in Figma

I have a fairly content heavy prototype and I’m using variables for fake data but I feel like im using it in a way that is probably not the best way? For example, I have a collection called “Fake Data”...
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Figma-like auto text resize option in Adobe products Photoshop, Illustrator etc

Is there a function, to automatically resize text box to the test itself like Figma has? when I click two times on this little icon on the bottom of the textbox, it somehow resizes it, but leaves ...
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How can I create a wipe transition effect in Figma like in the link?

Wipe effect animation sample My Animation in Figma Moving mask is the solution. I need it for Lottie animation. I also used opacity for the slider like in the sample. I made that as an interactive ...
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Why are different colour contrast analysers providing different results for WCAG contrast?

My designer colleague just brought to my attention that he has different results for contrast from different tools. How is that possible? He did the comparison for a ~Portage color #9E83F5 with white ...
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Figma Editing Pain for Carbon Design System

I am attempting to leverage the Carbon Design System by IBM in my Figma designs. I cannot seem to affect the colors in any way other than detaching them which ruins the whole structure of the file ...
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How do you add N-number of anchor points to a shape in Figma?

Similar to how Adobe Illustrator has the ability to programmatically add N-number of anchor points to a shape or line without having to use the Pen tool to manually place each one, does Figma have a ...
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How to find colours on all pages of a Figma design

I have a Figma design... time to turn it into code. The first thing I'll do is break sections up into components and I'll use SCSS/SASS/CSS to create colour variables. Accordingly it would be helpful ...
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Figma: How do you most efficiently create master component in-context and then move it to a separate frame/page

I believe it is a known best practice when working on small Figma files to have all Master components on a separate page or frame. There are a number of benefits to this, which I won't go into here, ...
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figma union selection

I'm trying to joint all the rectangles that I use to create this so I use the union selection but I have this Is there a way to union all these rectangles but with keeping there color ?
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adding a code snippet to a design in figma

I'm creating a design using Figma (not FigJam) and I want to add a code snippet in C#. However, all the plugins I've seen don't support this language. How can I add a code snippet in C# to my Figma ...
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In Figma, how do you make it stop changing the zoom level when you click a comment?

I'm working on a big project, that has a huge artboard. There are a million comments. When I click a comment, then it zooms all the way out, so I can see the entire artboard (6% zoom). Which means ...
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Is there a figma plugin which allows for live updates to component attributes (eg. height) from a database?

I've created a figma prototype which includes bar charts. I'm looking for a way to update the heights of the bars in real time based on data that I generate. So far, I've been able to find plugins ...
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Photo currently in Figma file - how to use it for print / Illustrator?

I'm looking to print a photo as part of Illustrator Artwork I'm creating - the photo is currently in a Figma file, though, and I see that I cannot export it in TIFF format. What would be the best way ...
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Why is Figma not exporting all my pages?

I have two pages in my Figma project. I then hit the menu > File > Export Pages as PDF. The resulting PDF only has a single page added to it, and the other is missing. What gives?
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Mobile app design size

Mobile app design size What size is more appropriate and common for mobile application design in XD Figma software?
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Figma's "Change To" not working well with elements using "Fix position when scrolling"

I've started using Figma's beta "Change to" feature and it's amazing but I just noticed that when using it on elements that have fixed positioning while scrolling, it's not working as ...
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FIGMA and Sketch is increasing the filesize of images

I encountered a very interesting phenomenon. I hope someone here can explain it to me. When I am importing an image with 936 KB of file size and then immediately export that same image (without ...
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Vertical Endless Slider in Figma

I'm trying to make a vertical endless slider in Figma for an app and I run into a problem. The animation after the last slider is not transitioning smoothly. It keeps refreshing and clips. https://www....
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Broken SVG when importing to Figma

When dropping an SVG into a Figma canvas, the SVG object is broken, meaning it does not resemble the actual image. The SVG is exported from Adobe XD and is even tested with Microsoft Edge browser to ...
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