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Pick changes to be merged in the Main File

Hello! Is there a way where we can cherry-pick which changes made in the branch are going to be merged in the main file?

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Right now, there is no plan to do that for V1. While it’s a great idea, we also want to focus on getting the core use case solid and shipped to users, and we are hoping that people will be able to use a workaround for most cases.

If you feel like this would be an absolute blocker for you, please let us know. I’d be happy to learn more!

I second this. I’ve found that Figma often catalogs “edits” that occur from simply clicking around through layers or changing a style and changing it back (if this were git, it wouldn’t count as a change if I re-typed the code exactly as it were).

Maybe a more clear use case: If someone else comes into my branch, plays with something in a page, and I don’t realize it, then when I go to merge, I have a change I don’t want and I’m left with the choice of redoing all my work to avoid this change (very similar to my pre-branching, pre-cherry-picking-changes-for-publishing workflow) or just accepting some random edit.

:point_up_2:t2:Tried to make that as clear as possible, let me know if it needs better explanation. It’s friday afternoon and my brain is a bit fried.

Got it. We’ll take another look to see if this is something we can support. It might be tough to get it in for V1 but we’ll look.

Thanks!