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Newly added Color's aren't showing up across design system after syncing.

I just added a series of gradients to the foundation file of my design system. For some reason, they are not showing up in the web design system file that I have linked to the foundation. Any idea why this is?

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Changing the nested component instance removes the box shadow

I have defined a set of border radii (S,M,L) Then I've used the S radii block to create a set of box shadows on top of it (Soft, Normal, Hard) I use the shadow container to build many components but when I try to change it's radius from S to L the shadow disappear... So there is…

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Manually resize auto layout components

Hey everyone! I'm looking for a way to create a button component that has a label and a background shape and that can automatically grow vertically based on the length of the content but that can also be resized manually in its width. Does anyone have experience with building…

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System library inside each project is very confusing

Hi, I have moved a file into a project which contains a system library, but when I open it, I can't any colors from that library. It's very confusing for me at the moment how system library works even after reading many articles on the subject.

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Search for assets in the instance swapper

There are plenty of kinks in Figma, but one of the most frustrating ones for me is the fact that I can not search for an asset in the instance swap (override) menu. This makes it incredibly hard to navigate large icon libraries for example.

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Components buttons unexpected behaviour

I've created a range of button compoents in figma for our design system. Following this, I made the componet too wide for the grid I was using. I've since resized the buttons, however now the frame of each component does not align with the size and position of my burton…

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I have a Design System that I'd like to bring over to Figma from XD

Just curious if there's anything out there that would make this an easier process

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Quickly switching between color themes...

I am creating a design system for an app which will have multiple color palettes, for example a light and dark palette. I am creating groups of color styles using the slash naming convention, i.e: • support/01 = #hh3344 • support/02 = #hhdd00 …

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Appearance as Sketch

In Sketch there is appearance (style). It is very useful for making different styles for one single symbol of button, text area or form. But it lacks in Firma. Is there any plan to make such function in future vers?

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Chat about Auto-Layout (power-user discussion & share file)

Hey Everyone! Has anyone found it frustrating to use auto-layout? I think we can all see the potential but without the ability to pin things inside an auto-layout frame, it makes it difficult to create responsive components. I'm currently building out a small component library…

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