Figma: Top Tricks You Must Learn!

Em Design
5 min readJul 20, 2020

Figma is one of the amazing design tools and if you use it as your daily design app, you need to learn its shortcuts which speeds up your workflow.

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In this article, we will learn the most useful shortcuts of Figma which can speed up your workflow.

1- Batch Filling Shapes With Images

Imagine you want to fill different shapes with multiple images at once. Beginners will start filling shapes one by one but professionals will use the “Batch Image Import” feature which Figma provides.

Follow these steps:

File → Place Images and then select the images. Now, click on the shapes and Figma will fill shapes with images automatically.

2- Draw Straight Lines / Move Objects on a Straight Line

If you are one of the designers who play with pixels to draw a straight line, you need to learn this trick. Just select the “Pen Tool” or “Line” and hold “Shift” button on your keyboard. Now, you can draw a straight line easily!



Em Design

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