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Questions related to early samples, model, or release of a product built to test a concept or process or to act as a thing to be replicated or learned from, whether these are embodied in a physical or digital form.

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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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Turn Background White Without Selecting Each Individual Area in Photoshop

I have these low-fi prototypes, which I've drawn with pen on computer paper. After scanning them, though, the computer paper is not quite #FFFFFF Is there a quick way to make the background as close ...
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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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Remove back button pressed functionality in Adobe XD

I'm trying to design an apps layout in Adobe Xd. In the start I have a splash screen which transitions to a loading screen which finally transitions to the homepage. But when I press the back button ...
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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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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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Adobe XD: Creating 2 sliders on the same artboard

I have two sliders with three cards each on an artboard, they both work great by themselves but is there a way to interact with them both without creating 2*3 new artboards? Meaning, could I use ...
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Adobe XD: Updating triggers of component's states

I have a quick question about components and states. I'd like to change the interaction between states of a symbol across all my artboards. It has 50 instances. Basically, it has to update from a ...
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Background colours are off on sketch cloud's prototype

when trying to use the prototype option on sketch cloud my background, which is white, suddenly becomes black. This happens for all my screens. How can I fix this? (This black that you see in the ...
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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 add page scroll on Adobe Xd?

I have recently started getting to grips with Adobe Xd, which seems great. I am creating a mobile app prototype and I am stuck with one problem. It might be a very basic question but how do you ...
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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 much space I should leave for browser taskbar?

Normally the height of a website wireframe is not a problem because we are expected to scroll. But what if the website is designed to fit the screen height? If we make a wireframe of a website that ...
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Sketch horizontal scrolling

Does the sketch prototyping functionality allow for horizontal scrolling (as with a wide table)? I need a fixed header and fixed left side panel on mobile for wide financial data in table format. (...
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Prototype with Principle: Before/after masking effect on drag

Has anyone tried to do something similar with Principle (animation tool)? images need to cover/uncover with masking effect animation works on drag Example: https://www.iesede.com/ Is that even ...
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Can you do animations within an artboard when using the Sketch Prototyping feature?

We're trying to do animations within a single artboard in Sketch for prototyping. Specifically, when a person clicks a button, we want the standard 'Share Sheet' to slide up from the bottom of the ...
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Why does Sketch prototyping sometimes scroll, but other times scale my artboards?

Still trying to wrap my head around Sketch and how it works. I have a bunch of PNG screenshots (iPhone 8 resolution so 750px wide, or 375@2x) and I want to build a quick click-through prototype in ...
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Exporting a Sketch Prototype

Is it possible to export a Sketch prototype as a working file? I have made a prototype but I need to export it to show a stakeholder and give to my boss so he can use it in a meeting. Are there any ...
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How can I determine the grain (or fiber) direction of a paper and what are its impact on the final design of a piece?

How can one test paper to identify the direction of the grain? I've seen books with covers warped because they were printed in the wrong direction and also hear that folds tend to tear more. How ...
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What are the pros and cons of Principle vs ProtoPie

I’d like to elevate the fidelity of the prototypes I create for my clients, to a level where interaction is as natural as possible. To showcase that, I’ve decided to explore the world of micro-...
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Cutting knife practice drills/exercises?

I teach a packaging class as part of a college graphic design program and I've noticed my students' prototyping skills have been on the decline. This is possibly due to less practice in previous ...
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Prototyping with Adobe XD offline

I'm using adobe XD for UX projects on windows, but due to security I can't share it through adobe cloud network. Is there a way to use it confidentionally offline somehow for prototyping designs with ...
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Sketch 49, unable to zoom/fit to width using Mirror? [closed]

Since updating to Sketch 49, I am unable to zoom in on my phone when displaying the artboards using Mirror. Does anybody else experience this problem too? Does anybody know if there is a solution? ...
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InVision : How to export or record or convert prototype to video / gif in InVision?

I am using InVision for prototyping online. I am done with designing. Now I want to export this interactions as video or gif to show others or to upload in social media. Can anyone help me how to do ...
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What's the best way to resize an animated GIF to a specific ratio?

I'm looking to resize an animated GIF (of a prototype), to 800x600 to work on Dribbble. Can anyone explain the best way or point me in the direction of good instructions?
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How I can select UI elements inside sketch symbols for Invision Craft Prototype Tool?

I can't apply links in elements that are inside of a symbol. I don't want detach them from symbols so how I can put these elements selectable for Craft Prototype tool? Here's example for tab app menu:...
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Update prototype links across all symbols in Adobe XD

I am currently designing a brochure website using Adobe Experience Design. I have converted my navigation header into a symbol so that the aesthetic can be easily changed and updated across all the ...
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Tool for creating animated gifs of UIs [duplicate]

I recently read this article (https://uxdesign.cc/design-better-data-tables-4ecc99d23356) about data tables. The article contains a bunch of uses for data tables. To communicate the ideas, the author ...
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Axure: Bulk-editing cases

Is it possible to bulk-edit cases? For example I have a dynamic panel with several states, several of them having the same on-click case "case1". Now I want to change some aspects of this case "case1"...
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Axure: How can I scale the preview to fit my screen?

I am currently designing a prototype using axure for a device with a screen resolution of 2560 x 1800. This is a greater resolution than my laptop has. As a result not the entire prototype is visible ...
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Prototype Visualization: How can I learn to render glass convincingly?

Rendering design prototypes for many materials can become easy once you learn to predict how the material will behave in given lighting conditions. However highly reflective and transparent materials ...
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How to prototype an animation of a ring diagram filling in its value using Principle?

I'd like to know if there are any members here who are Principle app geniuses and know how I could create an animation of a ring diagram filling up its value in a transition? If I describe it in a ...
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Rectangle mouse over changes font color in Axure

I am using Axure to create an interactive front-end prototype. In my design I have a table with 3 major cells (p.s. the cells are rectangles I just put close together) I focus on. In those cells I ...
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Prototyping tool that navigates back more than 1 level?

I'm currently using Invision to prototype apps/websites. Invision has a handy link that allows you to link back to whatever the previous screen was. However it only lets you do it for 1 level. So say ...
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