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Things that should be easier in Figma than in code, but aren't

Things that should be easier in Figma than in code, but aren't

Figma/Feature Requests · January 24, 2019 at 9:44am

Things that should be easier in Figma than in code, but aren't

Figma / Feature Requests · January 24, 2019 at 9:44am

I'm starting a list here 😀


January 24, 2019 at 9:44am

Padding

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Hover States

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Flexbox. Grid

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Containers expanding according to their content

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Color classes

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Variables

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Style inheritence

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Responsive

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Pseudo classes

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Gradient stops

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Min/Max width/height

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January 25, 2019 at 9:20am

Variables

Could you explain your use-case for variables in Figma?

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breakpoints

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January 25, 2019 at 3:15pm

Padding

I really can't believe that ANY software that claims to do prototyping doesn't have a simple way to do hover states out of the box. That's the state of software development these days, half baked "solutions" a plenty!

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January 25, 2019 at 5:49pm

bullets and indents in paragraphs

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January 25, 2019 at 6:51pm

Keep aspect ratio of images when resizing viewport.

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January 26, 2019 at 10:10am

Borders with different width/color per edge.

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Populating component instances with real data.

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January 26, 2019 at 11:22am

Changing all fonts across a file. Swapping out one font with another.

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One thing that is -really easy- in code but -really hard- in design apps is what flexbox or inline block does. So put dynamic width elements on the same line.

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January 27, 2019 at 8:59am

Percentage layouts

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January 27, 2019 at 2:23pm

Responsive Typography, Shadow Scaling, Viewport Units or Percentages for position and size, Padding and Margins

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January 27, 2019 at 4:33pm

Changing all fonts across a file. Swapping out one font with another.

From main menu: “select all with the same font” show do the trick.

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Although the feature mentioned in the thread are really desired / necessary for everyday design work the title rubs me the wrong way.

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Although the feature mentioned in the thread are really desired / necessary for everyday design work the title rubs me the wrong way.

I wasn’t at this talk at Figma London, so I can’t attribute this quote to a specific person, but it seems like this is one of the questions the team at Figma ask themselves when prioritizing features to work on. I loved that they think this way. https://twitter.com/charliprangley/status/1057348082839494657?s=21

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