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Auto Layout on steroid with display properties

Hello FigMates,


  • Once you create an Auto Layout frame, the children frames of the Auto Layout are locked. Meaning you cannot add objects on top of them.
  • Therefore, the Auto Layout frame doesn’t have any depth and you are only forced to work with flat 1 dimensional layer.


  • Embed Z-Index and CSS position absolute/relative functionality. This way we can work with 1 dimensional Auto Layout, as well as adding more layers on top, and position them accordingly.

Layout Inspiration from Webflow:
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Position Inspiration from Webflow:

Thank you,

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