Adding text layer to frame with auto layout does no longer work

Hey guys! Sorry if this has already been posted in here but I could not find any topics related to the issue I am facing these past few days.

Whenever I try to add a text layer in any frame with auto layout, it is added to the root of my page. It used to automatically add the text layer to the selected frame while applying the relevent constraints from the auto layout configuration. It’s also working just fine without the auto layout option.

I found a workaround by setting a size to my text layer when creating it, though this is super annoying as I then have to set the size to hug the text manually.

Here’s a quick video that shows this issue:


Am I the only one facing this or am I missing something?


HI there,

Thank you for bringing this to our attention. It appears there was a bug related to this issue, but it has been resolved. Could you please try reloading the tab or restarting the Figma application? If the problem persists, don’t hesitate to contact our support team at

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.



Reloading the app fixed the issue.


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