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Feature Request: Retaining/Displaying Original File Name When Using Image as Fill

It would be incredibly helpful to either display or index the filename for an image asset added to Figma as an image “Fill”.

We often build website and app comps with final assets and photography (including some stock assets). We are utilizing the Image Fill feature a lot, instead of adding images and having to mask them individually. This is super convenient, but as we go to purchase final assets or reference the original filename, it is not maintained or indexed in any way.

Are we just missing something? Is there an existing plugin to manage these assets?

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It’s incredibly important for many designs to retain the original file names somehow. It’s not always possible to embed 10mb images in the figma, which may be downscaled, thereby not maintaining the desired quality.

Original request was ignored here: forum . figma . com / t / feature-request-retaining-displaying-original-file-name-when-using-image-as-fill / 6566 (I can’t share URLs so replace spaces)

There was a hidden way / wokraround to do this earlier that you have removed.

  • Clicking on an image and the click “Inspect”.
  • Original Image name would be visible in CSS background or other code.

Now you have replaced it all with blank image name or image.png. Please bring this back or implement the suggested featured in the other topic.

Thanks.