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How to prepare SVG files for Invision Studio?

Basically, I want to animate an illustration and my exported SVG breaks when I import it to Invision Studio. Is there a way/process to prepare my Figma Frame for export and use it directly to other tools (e.g. Invision Studio, Principle)? For example: Should I remove masks or…

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Move icons through files

hi there, i am new to Figma. I have downloaded a file in figma with icons. I want to copy an icon from this file into another file , they are both located into Recents category. how can i do that? copy and paste does not seem to work across files. plz help

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How to arrange desktop and mobile text styles?

Hi everyone. Any tips on how I can organize my text styles for both desktop and mobile?

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Smart Layout in Figma?

Hey hey! I've tried Button resizer and Paddet from the plugin library to somehow create a smart layout of some sort. It works fine if you're working on simple components. But the moment you start going into the nested component to try and create some kidm of smart layout, you're…

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How to go about using figma for automation/cron

Hey guys, I want to create a template and hook it up to a dataset. Text and images. Then every time I update the dataset it kicks off a cron job and pushes out a pdf/output file. From googling and trawling online forms I've ended up using google sheets sync but its buggy. I can…

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Fill Shadow Knockout

Below, I would expect the shadow behind the element to be invisble, regardless of the transparency of the fill. Instead, it's not trimming the shadow.

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Masking

Ahoy, some current thoughts on masking: • I avoid it because it basically kills off snapping/guides on child elements • Performance when resizing things realllllly takes a hit …

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Great tool, but...

I am having a few, quite severe problems. Perhaps some of you can help, advise or explain. The first is handing off designs to devs. The selection tool picks layers by default, which makes it very hard for devs to select entire icons & compositions. In fact it so messy for them,…

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LOVE Figma!

Suggestions: • Automated Layout Variations (ie. Autodesk Generative Design ) • Video Editing Incorporation and styling based on Component Libraries …

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Resizing from anchor point

As an Illustrator refugee and frequent user of keyboard shortcuts to edit object sizes, I would love to have a keyboard modifier to reverse or alter the anchor for changing the size or position of an object (as opposed to the default Top and Left). For example: Arrow Up or Down…

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