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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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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 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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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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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 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 ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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Why Adobe XD won't show system installed fonts?

Adobe XD shows some certain fonts, but not all those installed on my machine. However, figma shows them all. I tried restarting XD, reinstalling it but no change.
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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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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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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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question for prototyping in Figma

I’m working on my prototypes now, my screen size is 2x (750 * 1334), it wouldn’t be able to fit into the iPhone 8 case, because after I pressed the play button, I want to see my prototype in the ...
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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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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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Elements layout and padding

Good evening, please tell me if there are any comments on the indentation and are the elements correctly positioned? Are there any comments?
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Figma anchor points snap to grid?

Are anchor points supposed to snap to the grid? When I edit a path the anchors don't snap to anything, except horizontally and vertically with that path's existing anchor points. If this is ...