Please make it possible to create symbols via the API. Currently it is only possible to duplicate existing symbols.
Are there any APIs to create a component and also create assets for the library (Xd v21.1)?
Not yet! those are some of the bigger-lift items which might be planned next year.
Hi, and thanks for the awesome product you’re developing!
I hope there are some advances on this topic. I wanted to implement a feature for Creating a Component from common props of (selected) items as a plugin, but the lack of ability to create
SymbolInstance-s is a showstopper, apparently.
Aside from API perspective, such feature - diff-ing a bunch of items and extracting a component out of them - will be quite powerful, and I’m sure many front-end developers (and even designers) will be more than happy to use it.
Yes, @peterflynn, what’s the outlook for this symbol-creation (er, component-creation) feature?
We’re getting requests from Icons 4 Design users that they’d like to create an asset directly from the plugin and save a step on each icon creation, which of course isn’t possible now.
Hi @stevekwak is there any update on when this will be available?
Questions about plans for the future of the plugin APIs are best directed at @demianborba
You are right. I’ll blame it on my lack of coffee when I wrote the original reply.