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Rectangles, Circles, Buttons And Rounded Corners In Figma

Lesson 10 from: Figma UI UX Design Essentials

Daniel Walter Scott

Rectangles, Circles, Buttons And Rounded Corners In Figma

Lesson 10 from: Figma UI UX Design Essentials

Daniel Walter Scott

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Lesson Info

10. Rectangles, Circles, Buttons And Rounded Corners In Figma

<b>In this lesson we will create various shapes such as Rectangles, Circles, Buttons and Rounded corners. You will be shown the shape tool and introduced to layers 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

Rectangles, Circles, Buttons And Rounded Corners In Figma

Everyone this video, we're gonna draw some rectangles and some circles and some rounded corners. Very exciting. Let's jump in. All right, let's first of all, put in our kind of product shop we're gonna put in a placeholder image for that. OK? I'm gonna use my selection tool. Just click and drag over a bunch of them. OK? And then I can drag it down. So I've got a bit of space. OK? Let's grab the rectangle tool. It's one of those ones that you'll probably learn the shortcut for and they're all hiding in here. So rectangle lines, all the kind of basic shapes. OK? So ask for the rectangle tool which makes sense. OK? So I'm gonna click hold and drag it out and you get the big gray box and you'll notice our text disappeared. OK? So this brings us to layering. OK? So over here, if you can't see it, you might be on assets. Go to layers, you'll see there's my homepage frame, OK? And inside of that is all these different things, OK? All the different texts that we've added now we've got a rectan...

gle, but it's on top. So we can do a couple of things right click and say, send to the back, please. And it's just that shortcut. You'll learn that one quite a bit. Well, learn the different shortcuts at your level. You might be ready for shortcuts. You might be not, you might be freaking out. So just right click and say actually send to the back or I want you to practice, I've undone that can you see here? I can drag this kind of like more like Photoshop, I'm holding it, holding it, dragging it. Now. It's at the bottom of all those guys and I can see it easy. I'm gonna undo it and show you just one more painful way. Mainly because there is a ton of ways of doing everything in fig. OK? And I'm gonna show you the way that I think makes most sense for your level and what's really common and useful. But if you find a different way and you're like, hey, why didn't you show us that way? That's heaps better. OK? If you find it and you like it, you can do it. OK? But let's say this one here. There's a little fig menu here. If you're on a Mac, you've got this top bit along the top here, which is exactly the same as edit. Where is it uh arrange, you can see how uh no, I don't wanna range object. There it is there. You can see how much I use this menu. Not very often. OK. So you can on a Mac, you'll see these on the top and they will correspond, see file, there's file edit, there's edit. So often I use these ones on the top here. But I know if you're using the browser version, these aren't there on a PC, these aren't there. These are exactly the same. So I'll try to remember through this course that I'm gonna go to object, send backwards. OK? But you might find in this course that Dan's going up to a range up the top here and you're like, hey, I don't have that there. It is there. Look. Ok. So I'm going to go object, send her back. Yeah. Loads of ways of doing the same thing. Let's kind of get that in the middle there. You'll notice that a figment is just really naturally wanting to go to the center of things, center of boxes, center of art boards, just drag it around. You don't have to do a lot. There are the full on arranges along the top here, kind of, you know, arrange center, arranged to the left, but often just dragging it around does perfectly well. All right, let's do our buttons down the bottom here. So I'm gonna zoom in command plus or control plus on a PC and I can hold my space bar key down and click and drag. OK? Ah, for the rectangle tool or just go up there, drag it around, we know that it is on top, you can drag it over here. What's the shortcut? It's a test. Ok. What's the shortcut to go all the way to the back? It's that square bracket next to P on your keyboard. There it is down, up, is the other one down, up, down. Cool. So I've got that button. I am going to hold down my option key and drag out another one. You might have to resize this. Ok? I wanna move on to rounded corners because when I said do not whatever you do, don't design this thing. OK? Uh It's hard cos you're like, I want rounded corners. You're not the boss of me, Dan, I'm gonna make some little design choices. OK? So with the rectangle selected, you, you might notice these little dots if you don't see these little dots. If I zoom right out my minus see they go away. So those little dots in the corners help with rounded corners. If you can't see them, just keep zooming in look still can't see them. Oh, are they there? Yeah, they're there. Zoom out. There's a level you look there, they're not there zoom one more in. I can grab them and drag them. OK? And you're like, oh there you go. Nice round the corners. Um You can do it. I'm gonna go zoom all the way out to 100%. The shortcut is where is it? So this is a long way 100%. See this shift, that little arrow key is shift. I was like, what is that one? Especially on a Mac. I'm like, what the hell is that guy? I have to look at my keyboard. Luckily it's written on it. You think I'd know? Uh But so shift zero. Ok. On the top there goes to 100% because that's probably a better place to be designing around the corners because you're like, that's the way it's gonna look. So if I'm doing it here, I can actually just do it here in my kind of property inspector here, this right panel and I can say actually let's try it at, use my arrow keys. Remember the sweet Cher up one? Oh How does it look up another one? Oh, smashing it up down. Ok. So I'm gonna just put in some rounded corners. Five. It's handy because you can get consistency, select this other one. Go five on this one. We're all gonna have five rounded corners. Look at that because we are doing round the corners. It's not appropriate right now. But if I click on this zoom in enough, so I can see this radius, you can actually uh hold down the option key on a Mac key on a PC and actually just click one of them and go like that undo it because we don't need it right now. But you probably had that question like can I do one by itself, you can just hold down the option key on a Mac key on a PC. OK? And click it and drag it. Here we go. Now, before we go, let's add a little circle down the bottom here. So the circle tool is the ellipse is the O OK. I'm gonna drag it out. Another thing that I haven't quite covered yet if you want it to be completely um circular or square. OK? You hold down the shift key while you're dragging. So watch this. I'm gonna go back to my circle tool and before I start dragging, hold down the shift key, drag it out and you can see perfect circle if I let go of it ellipse, OK? Or oval back to holding shift. I'm gonna get about that and for the moment I'm gonna put it down here, I'm gonna grab my type tool, OK? And click once and I'm gonna have my plus and I'm gonna pick an appropriate font size now with type, OK? I wanna move it. It's just gonna kind of select it. So click off in the background and then kind of just drag it to where you want font size in here. I'm using my up arrow to get it to a kind of a size that I want. Bolds. Kind of weird for that. Here we go. Alright. That is gonna be good enough for this video circles. Exciting rectangles. Ooh One little bonus thing for circles. I was gonna do this later, but look at this, see the circle. What's that thing? Do you probably already dragged it? Are you ready? Absolutely useless. Never used it. I, I can see, I'm like, yeah, that does a bar graph and I have not mocked up a bar graph before. So, uh, sorry, pie chart is what I want. Ok. So you can, that's what that thing does. Anyway, ah, let's get on to the next video.

Class Materials

Bonus Materials

BYOL_Figma_Cheatsheet.pdf
Exercise_Files_-_Figma_Essentials.zip

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