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How To Save Locally & Save History In Figma

Lesson 71 from: Figma UI UX Design Essentials

Daniel Walter Scott

How To Save Locally & Save History In Figma

Lesson 71 from: Figma UI UX Design Essentials

Daniel Walter Scott

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71. How To Save Locally & Save History In Figma

<b>In this lesson we will show you how to save locally to your desktop and how to check your save history in Figma.</b>

Lessons

Class Trailer
1

Introduction to Figma Essentials

02:53
2

Getting Started with Figma Training

03:06
3

What Is Figma For & Does It Do The Coding?

03:46
4

What's The Difference Between UI And UX In Figma

05:22
5

What We Are Making In This Figma Course

09:18
6

Class Project 01 - Create Your Own Brief

04:01
7

What is Lo Fi Wireframe vs High Fidelity in Figma?

02:34
8

Creating Our Design File & Introducing Frames In Figma

08:29
9

The Basics Of Type & Fonts In Figma

10:51
10

Rectangles, Circles, Buttons And Rounded Corners In Figma

06:50
11

How To Use Color In Figma

05:45
12

Strokes Plus Updating Color Defaults In Figma

09:28
13

Object Editing And How To Escape In Figma

01:47
14

Scale vs Selection Tool in Figma

02:39
15

Frames vs Groups in Figma

09:24
16

Class Project 02 - Wireframe

03:00
17

Where To Get Free Icons For Figma

09:10
18

Matching The Stroke Of Our Icons

05:16
19

How To Use Plugins In Figma For Icons

04:31
20

Class Project 03 - Icons

03:48
21

How to Use Pages in Figma

08:31
22

How to Prototype in Figma

10:46
23

Prototype Animation and Easing In Figma

10:53
24

Testing On Your Phone with Figma Mirror

05:40
25

Class Project 04 - Testing On Your Phone

03:51
26

What is Smart Animation & Delays in Figma?

08:44
27

Class Project 05 - My First Animation

02:01
28

Sharing & Commenting on a Figma File with Stakeholders

07:10
29

Sharing & Editing With Other Ux Designers In Figma

06:58
30

How I Get Inspiration For Ux Projects

06:39
31

How To Create A Mood Board In Figma

05:33
32

Class Project 06 - Moodboard

01:26
33

How to Work with Columns & Grids in Figma

13:54
34

Tips, Tricks, Preferences, and Weirdness in Figma

07:21
35

Color Inspiration & The Eyedropper In Figma

06:34
36

How To Create A Color Palette In Figma

09:02
37

How to Make Gradients in Figma

07:09
38

How to Create & Use Color Styles in Figma

08:01
39

Class Project 07 - Colors & Columns

04:00
40

Fonts on Desktop vs in Browser in Figma

01:30
41

What Fonts Can I Use? Plus Font Pairing In Figma

06:01
42

What Common Font Sizes Should I Choose In Web Design?

11:30
43

How to Make Character Styles in Figma

06:36
44

Lorem Ipsum & Placeholder Text In Figma

04:28
45

Useful Things To Know About Text In Figma

09:35
46

How To Fix Missing Fonts In Figma

02:42
47

Class Project 08 - Text

05:19
48

Drawing Tips And Tricks In Figma

09:38
49

Squircle Buttons with ios Rounded Courses In Figma

02:48
50

Boolean, Union, Subtract, Intersect and Exclude with Pathfinder in Figma

07:25
51

What Is The Difference? Union vs Flatten In Figma

03:36
52

Class Project 09 - Making Stuff

03:29
53

Smart Selection & Tidy Up in Figma

08:40
54

Do I Need To Know Illustrator With Figma?

04:15
55

Tips & Tricks For Using Images In Figma

06:11
56

Masking & Cropping Images In Figma

09:12
57

Free Images & Plugins For Figma

02:31
58

Do You Need Photoshop For Ux Design In Figma?

10:40
59

Class Project 10 - Images

01:17
60

What Is Autolayout & Expanding Buttons In Figma?

10:27
61

Class Project 11 - Buttons

01:15
62

Auto Layout For Spacing

05:47
63

How To Use Constraints In Figma

08:22
64

Combining Nested Frames Auto Layout & Constraints in Figma

11:54
65

Adding Text Box Autoheight to Autolayout in Figma

08:27
66

Class Project 12 - Responsive Design

02:19
67

Nice Drop Shadow & Inner Drop Shadow Effects In Figma

05:56
68

Blur Layer, Background Blur & Image Blur in Figma

05:57
69

How to Make Neumorphic UI buttons in Figma

07:37
70

Class Project 13 - Effects

01:53
71

How To Save Locally & Save History In Figma

05:42
72

What are Components in Figma?

06:19
73

Updating, Changing & Resetting Your Components

07:47
74

You Can’t Kill Main Components In Figma

07:22
75

Where Should You Keep Your Main Components In Figma

05:02
76

Intro To The Forward Slash / Naming Convention In Figma

08:55
77

Class Project 14 - Components

00:44
78

How To Make Component Variants In Figma

06:41
79

Another Way To Make Variables In Figma

06:14
80

How to Make a Multi Dimensional Variant in Figma

11:13
81

Class Project 15 - Variants

01:41
82

How To Make A Form Using Variants In Figma

12:52
83

Class Project 16 - Form

01:27
84

Putting It All Together In A Desktop Example

19:44
85

How To Add A Popup Overlay Modal In Figma

03:03
86

How To Make & Prototype A Tool Tip In Figma

07:26
87

What are Flows in Figma?

05:39
88

Slide In Mobile Nav Menu Overlay In Figma

03:55
89

Class Project 17 - Prototyping

01:10
90

How To Pin Navigation To The Top In Figma

10:17
91

How To Make A Horizontal Scrolling Swipe In Figma

06:36
92

Automatic Scroll Down The Page To Anchor Point In Figma

04:50
93

What are Teams vs Projects vs Files in Figma?

05:18
94

How Do You Use Team Libraries In Figma

11:03
95

The Difference Between Animation & Micro Interactions

02:55
96

Animation With Custom Easing In Figma

25:36
97

Class Project 18 - My Second Animation

01:54
98

How To Make Animated Transitions In Figma

12:34
99

Class Project 19 - Page Transition

01:31
100

Micro Interactions Using Interactive Components In Figma

05:54
101

Micro Interaction Toggle Switch In Figma

04:23
102

Micro Interaction Burger Menu Turned Into A Cross In Figma

04:23
103

Class Project 20 - Micro Interaction

01:35
104

How To Change The Thumbnail For Figma Files

04:10
105

How To Export Images Out Of Figma

07:40
106

How To Share Your Document With Clients & Stakeholders

07:09
107

Talking To Your Developer Early In The Figma Design Process

03:55
108

Sharing Figma With Developers & Engineers Handoff

06:07
109

What Are The Next Level Handoffs Aka Design Systems

03:18
110

Class Project 21 - Finish your design

04:57
111

What Next?

06:08

Lesson Info

How To Save Locally & Save History In Figma

Hi, everyone in this video we're gonna look at saving locally on your machine and the save history that is built into fig A. So what you've probably realized is FIG A doesn't really need to be saved. It's kind of cloud based where it is cloud based. It means even though I'm using my desktop version, it's saving to the cloud saving online case and it's, and it's doing it all the time. So we don't need to actually do a proper file save. Ok. File save. There is no like regular save, there is a save a local copy. Ok? So local copy just means instead of this lovely online version, I'm gonna save a file on my desktop, which sometimes is just, I don't know, I feel like I need to do that. Email someone, archive it, but you'd normally just share it with somebody, but let's just save a local copy. And all it does is give you something. You can basically a downloadable version and it's a dot fig. Ok? Save it to desktop, email it to people. It will be all included and when they open it up in fig A...

, it'll convert it and put it on their cloud documents. OK? And part of it, the fig a workspace. OK? So that's how to do it locally. The other one is version history. So let's say that you get to a point now because it's basically if you're on the free plane, you get 30 days of kind of rollback of history, it's always recording it. OK? You can find it a couple of ways. Uh Let's have a look this long way. Ok. So saved version history. Let's just show the version history. Ok. It appears over here and it shows you all the things that you've done. Ok. And for free, it'll save like up to 30 days worth of things. You can see there's been two auto saves, ok, in there. And if I click, let's go back a few of them. Let's go back, show all the go back to, um, here's some auto saves. Let's click on this one. How far back was this? Keep an eye on it? Whoa, whoa, the Burnie House part. Ok. So I can go back to that and see it. Look, there's a huge kind of undo ish. Ok. All these histories are saved for the free version of fig A at the moment. It's 30 days. Ok. You can get unlimited if you go to paid. That's one of the perks. Let's say you do want to go back to here and you're like, man, I've hated everything I've done. So far. Ok. I want to go back to this, you can click this little dotted line here and say restore this version. Ok? And that will go all the way back, but be careful because you're kind of getting rid of all this future stuff. Ok. What I tend to do is instead of going back here, if you actually one thing before we move on, it is a little unclear what to do. Now, cos you're like, it's got view only and what kind of way you have to hit this done button. OK? To go back out to where you were? OK? And I'll show you the version history. Let's say I break this thing. Um I don't know. Here we go, I break it. Um And I'm like, man, I wish I could go back. Oh I can, let's go back to one of our versions. I don't use that method. OK? It's easy to have nothing selected and see this little arrow here in show version history. Is it quicker? I don't know. That's the way I go. OK. So go here and I can roll back to a version. I can hit undo as well, right? That totally works. Hit undo, OK? Or command Z I think it's under here on PC undo. OK? You can do that, but these kind of auto saves are like bigger chunks, big things have happened. OK? If I roll back and I say you and now restore this version kind of does a slightly different thing. It kind of rejigs it and then again, you have to hit done. Now I'm back to where I was ok in that history and I'm overriding any kind of future stuff I'd done. That's fine. What I like to do is actually name them. Ok. What you would have seen in mind that you don't have in yours is all of these, see all these names. That's whenever I'm, this is just for me and my tutorials, but you could use them for your work as well. Basically, when I finish something, uh I like to name it. So let's say that I'm finishing this video here. This video is called how to save locally. Ok. So I go plus I want to name this one. You can add more description in here, but it just saves this later on. I can go. Oh, that's where I'm at rather than just guessing. Like, was it three hours ago? Was it three days ago? Ok. So that's what you might use it slightly differently. You might be like, uh I don't know, amends from Doug or changes to U I or something else significant to yourself. Ok. And you can roll back to there if you need to. Another thing you might do is to duplicate it because if I roll back and start working, I kind of erase the things that I might have done already. That doesn't make sense. Does it, Dan. OK. So let's go into version history and let's say, all right, I'm at here and I'm like, actually I want to go back to this, but I want to keep this version as well. I don't wanna like override it. What you can do is you can go to right click. Let's find one that's a bit earlier, masking and cropping images. Remember back then that's duplicated. And all it's doing is can you see uh it's duplicated it into your files? Let's open it. It's made a copy of it at that point in time. OK. Let's have a look what we're doing. Yeah. Remember this part of the course. So now if I go back to my home or you might have to go back into here and go into back to files, OK? And drafts look, I got another version, I'm gonna have to rename it cos that's gonna be real confusing. So this is like uh this is my masking images, video. OK. It's a separate fig a document at that stage. Does that all make sense? It's growing on me this kind of working online stuff, cloud based working because yeah, it means I can jump on any computer and all my files. Are there log into fig a use the browser version? You've got to remember when you are using it that when you get to your kind of point when you're finished, you're like, oh, great. Why can't I do anything click done. All right. That's it. Saving histories. All great stuff in fig A.

Class Materials

Bonus Materials

BYOL_Figma_Cheatsheet.pdf
Exercise_Files_-_Figma_Essentials.zip

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