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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

✨ More ways to jam with your team

We’re bringing our open platform to FigJam to give you new ways to meet, connect, and have fun with your team: 

  • Widgets: over 20 new widgets to bring in new functionality to your jam sessions—from voting, polling, games, and more. 
  • Plugins: over 40 new plugins to speed up your workflow in FigJam.

We’re also introducing a few features that make it easier for your team to collaborate in FigJam: 

  • Open sessions: start an open session to invite users to your FigJam files for 24 hours—no Figma account required.
  • New shapes: 4 new shapes to build architecture diagrams in FigJam.
  • Code blocks: brainstorm, format, and review code snippets in 14 languages.
  • Templates: find and use templates without ever leaving the file.

To learn more, read our blog post or check out this open sessions playground file.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

🌲 Branching in Figma is here!

Introducing branching! Available for Figma Organization. Now your team can explore and iterate freely without making changes to shared files. You can use branching to:

  • Iterate on components in your design library
  • Get feedback from stakeholders
  • Conduct design experiments and user testing

To learn more, visit our Help Center.

Thursday, September 30, 2021

➰Paste keyboard shortcut changes

 

  • After listening to your feedback, we’ve decided to update a few keyboard shortcuts.
    • paste over selection has returned to its original shortcut: ⇧⌘V (Ctrl+Shift+V on Windows)
    • paste to replace is now ⇧⌥⌘V (Shift+Ctrl+Alt+V on Windows)

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

🔠 Multiple text sizes in FigJam

  • You can now mix different text sizes in the same text box, sticky note, and shape in FigJam! Learn more here.

📝 Line spacing for bulleted and numbered lists

 

  • You can now adjust the spacing between listed items in the type details panel.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

🍎 iPhone 13 device frames and frame presets

  • We’ve added frame presets and device frames for:
    • iPhone 13
    • iPhone 13 Mini
    • iPhone 13 Pro
    • iPhone 13 Pro Max

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

➰ A new and improved copy and paste

We’ve made some changes to copy and paste in Figma to make it more consistent and predictable. To see how it all works, check out our playground file.


New functions to help speed up your workflow:
  • Paste to replace: Press ⇧⌥⌘V (Shift+Ctrl+Alt+V on Windows) to replace selected objects with another object that you’ve copied to your clipboard.
  • Multi-paste: Paste an object from your clipboard into multiple frames or groups simultaneously.
  • Paste here: Paste a clipboard object at the cursor location.


And some more improvements and fixes:
  • New paste positioning logic to make the action less disruptive and more predictable. 
  • We’ve added some visual cues when copying as PNG - a success/error bell and “copying” dialog - to communicate the status of your action.
  • We’ve updated the right-click menu to include copy and paste actions.
  • We’ve fixed some bugs with copy and paste functionality between tabs.
  • We’ve made some improvements to text selection to make copying and pasting easier and more performant.
  • You can now paste objects while text editing instead of having to manually exit the text box.
  • You can now copy multiple items as text via ⌘C or Ctrl+C
  • Speed up your paste operations. Press ⌘ or Ctrl when clicking on an object to automatically select the top-level frame.