Thursday, September 19, 2019

What's New

✅ Improvements

For customers on the Figma Organization plan, we’ve updated the Members dashboard to help provide additional context and streamline the quarterly true-up process. Now, you can:

    1. Review how many new Editors have been added over the last 90 days
    2. Decide who needs Editor seats moving forward (note the simplified Role names)
    3. Confirm the number of new Editors in your invoice

Thursday, September 12, 2019

What's New

⭐️ New

Today, we’ve released custom file thumbnails and a redesigned Asset Panel!

  • Set custom file thumbnails: Right click on any frame and set it as your file thumbnail. Custom thumbnails can help provide context when browsing through all of your files. 

    • Check out the redesigned Asset Panel: Your components, icons, and other assets are now better organized in the Asset Panel—making your design system more accessible.

    🐞 Bug Fixes

    We fixed the following bugs: 
    • CSS for gradients were incorrect in some cases.
    • SVG import would sometimes fail for certain edge cases.
    • When duplicating files Figma would occasionally crash.

      Thursday, September 5, 2019

      What's New

      ⭐️ New

      Today, we’re introducing OpenType support for all the fonts you use. Whether its swashes, ornaments, or extra digits, you can now customize the character of your characters. Read how @mwichary dove into the world of OpenType and learn how you can, too. Also be sure to check out this template and explore the secret OpenType features for the fonts you use.

      Open Type Features

      Also, don’t forget to check out a few new plugins that caught our eye this week: 

      ✅ Improvements

      We improved how constraints are handled when importing Sketch files into Figma.

        🐞 Bug Fixes

        We fixed the following bug: 
        • Hitting escape no longer closes the plugin window if your focus is on the canvas.

        Thursday, August 29, 2019

        What's New

        🔌 Plugins

        Another week, and another collection of amazing plugins being published. Here’s some of our favorites:

        PS: We're hosting our monthly Plugins Show and Tell on Friday, August 30th at 8:30AM (PDT) / 3:30PM (GMT). Six plugin creators will demo what they’ve been working over the last month including sneak peaks on things like voice integration and a design linter. Register here for the livestream

          🐞 Bug Fixes

          We fixed the following bugs: 
          • The Open File dialog on desktop would sometimes show up partially offscreen.
          • Cmd-B would sometimes not work for certain fonts.
          • Opacity would sometimes show weird decimal values like 5.11%.

          Thursday, August 22, 2019

          What's New

          ⭐️ New

          This week, we saw more awesome new plugins from our community. Here are a few we think you should check out:


          Now, you can browse Figma Plugins by date published—making it easier to discover new plugins.

          🐞 Bug Fixes

          We fixed all the following bugs: 
          • Sketch files that contained styles would not import correctly. 
          • Underlines and strikethrough text layers were not importing correctly from Sketch.
          • Background colors of symbols were not importing correctly from Sketch.
          • It was difficult to log into Figma when trying to install a plugin from your mobile device.
          • We also improved loading states when browsing plugins.

          Thursday, August 15, 2019

          What's New

          The Figma community continues to impress us with more, new plugins. Some notable, new plugins that’ve been added over the last week include SkewDat, Anchor Resizer, Focus Orderer, Make Blob, and more. Explore and install all the plugins here

          We've improved commenting, so you can easily see and act on feedback. Easily browse most recent comments. Filter comments and get email notifications on the feedback you need to pay attention to.

          Bug fixes
          • There was a long-standing bug where number keys for opacity would occasionally stop working. This bug has finally been eradicated!
          • We fixed several bugs affecting plugins: 
            • From the Browse All plugins page, you can now open a plugin listing in a new tab using `command + click`.
            • The sort order and search query would reset when navigating to view a plugin from the Browse All plugins page.
            • We improved how notes for version history display.
            • Fixed a bug where we would not truncate very long links in the support contact field.

          Thursday, August 8, 2019

          What's New

          Since the launch of plugins, the Figma community has introduced 37 new plugins over the last week! You'll now find new plugins like Find and Replace, Paste to Fill, Nisa Text Splitter, Navigator, and more. Explore and install all the plugins here

          We’ve introduced a new Viewer permission that will enable Editors to further restrict Viewers from copying, duplicating, or downloading a file and inviting other users to the file.

          Bug Fixes:
          We fixed all the following bugs: 
          • Editing text within an instance would sometimes be very slow. 
          • Files with hundreds of local styles would result in very poor performance when panning and zooming the canvas. 
          • Some GIFs would not render correctly in the prototype view.
          • The prototype view would go blank on some machines when left in the background for a long time.
          • We also released a bunch of plugin UI fixes: 
            • New hover states when hovering over plugins in the Browse All view
            • Better loading states when viewing a plugin
            • Plugin install numbers now show up as three digits e.g. 1K → 1.3K