One of the newer features of XD is the inclusion of symbols. This video reviews the creation and use of symbols in XD.
- [Narrator] A key fact of life in working in this medium,…building interfaces for mobile and whatever,…is that we we're going to be constantly re-using object.…For instance, a search icon.…You know the little magnifying glass,…we're going to have it on a number of pages.…So why would we want to be…constantly creating it or adding it?…And this is where a little productivity…boost built into XD comes into play.…It's the use of symbols.…And if you're familiar with working with layout software,…well you know the use of symbols,…it's basically create once, use many.…
And it's the same technique in XD…so let's take a look at that.…And if you want to work along with me…open up the symbols file that's in your…chapter 1 download and let's get started.…And when it opens you'll notice we got two Twitter birds.…So how do you create a symbol in XD?…Well, the easiest way of doing it is to…just select the object right here.…Okay, so I'm just going to select it, right click,…and there it is, Make Symbol.…Okay I'm just going to turn that off.…
- Navigating the XD interface
- Using artboards and grids
- Adding content to layers
- Using the Repeat Grid feature
- Adding interactivity to a project
- Exporting content
- Sharing your work
Skill Level Beginner
UX Foundations: Accessibilitywith Derek Featherstone1h 20m Beginner
User Experience for Web Designerswith Chris Nodder1h 49m Beginner
1. Getting Started with Adobe Experience Design
2. Going from Concept to Interactive Prototype
3. Working with Images and Vectors
4. Build Stuff in Experience Design
5. Publishing and Developer Handoff
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