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Do you work with Design Sprints?

Hey everyone! I just opened a Spectrum group for the Design Sprint Process by Jake Knapp. The idea is to create a community for meaningful and helpful conversations, to answer questions and to be on top of news regarding the process. Since I just started the group, I would love…

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Copying and Pasting Instances = Pasting as "objects"

Every now and then when I copy an instance and paste it into the frame, it pastes the instance, particularly the shape and detaches it as an object meaning Figma detaches the instance and converts into a basic shape/object. What am I doing wrong? Every now and then when I copy…

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News layers position in layers list

I have not come across any discussion on the predictability on where new layers are placed.. Here's an example of the problem.. https://imgur.com/a/vDaUSJO …

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Can you "freeze" a version of your files?

From my company, I am being asked if there is a way to "freeze" a set of our design files since they have currently been signed off on. So we can try to version it along with the written documentation. Has anyone had experience with how to accomplish this? Does Figma support…

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indent size problem

for the layout sent a link and this is the layout. What is the way to determine the distance from the bottom edge of the background rectangle to the bottom edge of the text?

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Your process for sharing and documenting designs on Github

I'm interested in the process of other designers working on open source projects, and how they document, share and keep designs up-to-date with Github. I really haven't got to grips with a workflow involving designing on Figma, and then keeping a community of developers (and…

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Faster way to update components?

I'm constantly updating components and have to update all but find having a shortcut would save a lot of time. Having to wait for the black box to review feels hindering for speed.

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Ability to scroll while overlay element is triggered

Hi guys. I wanted to run something by you. We often setup mockups like this for client presentations with areas that will show hover states for elements. We typically would use a frame as an overlay to show the hover state that is triggered with a while hovering interaction. The…

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Using Figma as a collaborative whiteboard

Hi, I'm wondering if anyone has ever tried to use Figma as a whiteboard to sketch initial ideas and gather images for inspiration/moodboard. In that sense, will be great to know if its possible to turn off all theses smart guides and rulers that keep everything aligned – is that…

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Archiving Projects

We've come to the end of a 12 month Project and Figma really helped us throughtout. Yay! However, we've come to the time where we need to archive the project. What is the best process here? I know I can export .FIG files but how do they work with the Master UI library? I'm…

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