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Slack plugin for XD

  1. Adobe XD User Guide
  2. Introduction
    1. What's new in Adobe XD
    2. Common questions
    3. Design, prototype, and share with Adobe XD
    4. Color Management
    5. System requirements
      1. Hardware and software requirements
      2. Adobe XD, Big Sur, and Apple silicon | macOS 11
    6. Workspace basics
    7. Change app language in Adobe XD
    8. Access UI design kits
    9. Accessibility in Adobe XD
    10. Keyboard shortcuts
    11. Tips and tricks
  3. Design
    1. Artboards, guides, and layers
      1. Get started with artboards
      2. Use guides and grids
      3. Create scrollable artboards
      4. Work with layers
      5. Create scroll groups
    2. Shapes, objects, and path
      1. Select, resize, and rotate objects
      2. Move, align, distribute, and arrange objects
      3. Group, lock, duplicate, copy, and flip objects
      4. Set stroke, fill, and drop shadow for objects
      5. Create repeating elements
      6. Create perspective designs with 3D transforms
      7. Edit objects using Boolean operations
    3. Text and fonts
      1. Work with drawing and text tools
      2. Fonts in Adobe XD
    4. Components and states
      1. Work with components
      2. Work with nested components
      3. Add multiple states to components
    5. Masking and effects
      1. Create a mask with shapes
      2. Work with blur effects
      3. Create and modify gradients
      4. Apply blend effects
    6. Layout
      1. Responsive resize and constraints
      2. Set fixed padding for components and groups
      3. Create dynamic designs with stacks
    7. Videos and Lottie animations
      1. Work with videos
      2. Create prototypes using videos
      3. Work with Lottie animations
  4. Prototype
    1. Create interactive prototypes
    2. Animate prototypes
    3. Object properties supported for auto-animate
    4. Create prototypes with keyboard and gamepad
    5. Create prototypes using voice commands and playback
    6. Create timed transitions
    7. Add overlays
    8. Design voice prototypes
    9. Create anchor links
    10. Create hyperlinks
    11. Preview designs and prototypes
  5. Share, export, and review
    1. Share selected artboards
    2. Share designs and prototypes
    3. Set access permissions for links
    4. Work with prototypes
    5. Review prototypes
    6. Work with design specs
    7. Share design specs
    8. Inspect design specs
    9. Navigate design specs
    10. Review and comment design specs
    11. Export design assets
    12. Export and download assets from design specs
    13. Group sharing for enterprise
    14. Back up or transfer XD assets
  6. Design systems
    1. Design systems with Creative Cloud Libraries
    2. Work with document assets in Adobe XD
    3. Work with Creative Cloud Libraries in Adobe XD
    4. Migrate from linked assets to Creative Cloud Libraries
    5. Work with design tokens 
    6. Use assets from Creative Cloud Libraries
  7. Cloud documents
    1. Cloud documents in Adobe XD
    2. Collaborate and coedit designs
    3. Coedit documents shared with you
  8. Integrations and plugins
    1. Work with external assets
    2. Work with design assets from Photoshop
    3. Copy and paste assets from Photoshop
    4. Import or open Photoshop designs
    5. Work with Illustrator assets in Adobe XD
    6. Open or import Illustrator designs
    7. Copy vectors from Illustrator to XD
    8. Plugins for Adobe XD
    9. Create and manage plugins
    10. Jira integration for XD
    11. Slack plugin for XD
    12. Zoom plug-in for XD
    13. Publish design from XD to Behance
  9. XD for iOS and Android
    1. Preview on mobile devices
    2. Adobe XD on mobile FAQ
  10. Troubleshooting
    1. Known and fixed issues
      1. Known issues
      2. Fixed issues
    2. Installation and updates
      1. XD appears as not compatible on Windows
      2. Error code 191
      3. Error code 183
      4. Issues installing XD plugins
      5.  Prompt to uninstall and reinstall XD on Windows 10
      6. Issues with preferences migration
    3. Launch and crash
      1.  XD crashes when launched on Windows 10
      2.  XD quits when you sign out of Creative Cloud
      3. Issue with subscription status on Windows
      4. Blocked-app warning when launching  XD on Windows
      5. Crash dump generation on Windows
      6. Crash log collection and sharing
    4. Cloud documents and Creative Cloud Libraries
      1. Issues with XD cloud documents
      2. Issues with linked components
      3. Issues with libraries and links
    5. Prototype, publish, and review
      1. Unable to record prototype interactions on macOS Catalina
      2. Issues with publish workflows
      3. Published  links do not appear in browsers
      4. Prototypes do not render correctly in browsers
      5. Commenting panel suddenly showing up on shared links
      6. Unable to publish libraries
    6. Import, export, and working with other apps
      1. Import and export in XD
      2. Photoshop files in XD
      3. Illustrator files in XD
      4. Export to After Effects from XD
      5. Sketch files in XD
      6. Third-party apps not visible in Export

Learn how to work with Slack plugin in XD.

Slack in Adobe XD lets you share artboards, images, prototype links, and design to your Slack channels and contacts, seamlessly. With Slack plugin, you can add multiple workspaces, create public or private Slack channels, or provide access to private links within XD.

Work with Slack plugin

  1. In the home screen, click the plugins icon.

  2. In the plugins panel, click + and install Slack.

  3. Once installed, request permission to access Slack in XD: 

    • Click Sign In.
    • In the Slack web page, enter your workspace URL.
    • Choose the workspace from the drop-down list on the upper-right corner and click Submit.
    • After the request is approved, you receive a notification from Slack.
    • Go to App Directory and click Add to Slack.
    Slack Sign in

  4. To add a workspace to XD:

    • Reopen Adobe XD and click Sign In again.
    • Choose the workspace from the drop-down list on the upper-right corner, and click Allow.
  5. To sign out of your Slack account, click Sign out.

You can  add multiple Slack workspaces in XD and switch between each. Go to Settings, click the Add workspace button, and choose the workspace that you want to activate.

  1. In the Slack plugin, click ATTACHMENT.

    Click Attachment
    Click Attachment

  2. To add an attachment:

    • Click any layer, image, or artboard from the canvas.
    • Choose the File Type and size of the attachment.
  3. Enter the name of your contact, channels, or groups within your workspace on Share with.

  4. To share the attachment, click Post


  1. In the Slack plugin, click Share with drop-down and select Add new channel.

    Add a new channel
    Add a new channel

  2. In the Create new Slack channel window, enter the details.

  3. To create a public channel, click Create and OK.

  4. To create a private channel, select the Make private check box, and click Create and OK.

    Make it private

  1. To share prototypes or design-specs, create a public link.

  2. Click XD Link and select the Link from the drop-down. 

    Public link

  3. To share the link within your workspace, type a message and click Post and Done.

  1. To share private links of prototypes or design-specs, create a private link.

  2. Click XD Link and select the link from the drop-down. 

  3. Type the name of the contact, group, or channel in Share with and click Post.

  4. A window displays prompting you to allow access to the private link with recipients. To allow access, select Yes, invite everyone in this channel to this link and click Share.

    Private link


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