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Feature request: image fill position

Now image fill is always centered both vertically and horizontally. If you want it to start from the top you have to switch to "Crop" and move it manually. And then won't you dare to change shape's height or width — image fill will ruin your day for sure. And if it's a…

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How to avoid nested folders when exporting a component with slash symbols

I have a component with name "ic/24/sound_off". When I export it Figma creates two nested folders "ic" and "24" and file "sound_off.png". How to avoid this behaviour? I want to get one file "ic_24_sound_off.png".

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Issues with developer handoff and inspecting/exporting image components

I have gotten a few confused questions from developers who when they go to inspect an icon or illustration component, when they click on it it drills down into the layers of the component and they can't easily export the whole image without knowing how to navigate the Layers…

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svg export / trace bitmap options?

I'm almost fully switched over to Figma now, love love it. There are two things I still am using Illustrator for: 1. svg export. I know Figma's much-improved over Sketch, but Illustrator still has the 'create compound path' function, which can flatten dozens of xml elements down…

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Tip: how to move a disconnected comment to another page

In commenting mode, when we click inside the frame and add a comment, this comment is attached to the frame. So when we move the frame to another page, the comment follows it. I've run into a case, when the comment was about a group of frames, so it was not attached to any…

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How do you handoff design files for specific tickets?

Hey guys, how do you hand off designs to your Product Manager and dev team? If they're creating 15 tickets out of a new page, and they want to specify which part of the design relates to a particular ticket, how do they go about doing that? The aim is to remove any ambiguity…

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Apply text styles quickly

Anyone know a keyboard shortcut or plugin to apply or change a text style to a label quickly? Every time I want to make a change I have to mouse over to the right panel and...there has to be a better way lol

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Hide the Properties panel

I know CMD+\ toggles on/off the UI, and CMD++SHIFT affects only the layers panel, but how do I toggle off only the properties panel?

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Locking parent locks all children occasionally

Not sure if this is where bugs or feature requests go. I find that sometimes when I lock a Frame/Group that is a parent, all the children below are individually locked recursively. This becomes very frustrating when making components where you want to lock a component in the…

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Best Practices for structuring your workflow?

I am on the starter plan and decided to create a Team to have 3 associated projects to help structure my work from ideation all the way to design. How are you structuring your projects, files and pages to include wireframes, designs, user flows, journey maps, research, docs and…

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