I got a problem while prototyping and I would be interested in your opinion about it. When you’re prototyping on a big project we all know that it becomes really difficult with all those lines connecting a component to another one.
I usually use the prototype to test the interaction but what if when I find an error on the prototype? It becomes really difficult to understand which precise frame it is.
So in the prototype preview, I think it would be great to have not (only) the screen number “12/56” but the name of that frame to make it easier to find in the page.
I don’t know if I’m the only one experiencing this problem (maybe it’s just because I’m not using the right way to prototype?).
Have anyone of you experienced this?
We don’t show the Frame name but if you click on the little dropdown next to the prototype name you should see an option for open in editor. This will then take you back to your design file with the current frame selected and centered in view.
I agree with @Marianna_Pascucci , although I’m aware of the Open in Editor option. Often I want to keep an eye on the frame name, which does not mean I want to jump immediately to the editor. A subtle option to show frame name (even on demand) would be useful to me.
This option would be really helpful. Doesn’t need to be turned on by default, but give us the option to see it.
During the user test.
One person facilitates, another takes notes.
With Figma, it is very difficult to analyze because we don’t know from which screen the insights comes.
Please correct this. It’s not a nice to have, it’s a basic element.
Agreed… please add this under options. Seems like a simple fix.
I agree should have frame name show on prototype
This feature would allow the designer to use BAM (block element modifier) style names for frames to help communicate design intentions with the stakeholders.
For example for a viewer sees a frame named “VIEWPORT / PAGE / STATE” would allow any them to understand where in in the prototype & user journey they are. This is especially useful when in wire-framing before complex interactive flows are added.
I realize that clients can comment inline on frames, but many prefer to comment in external tools ans references to “Page 15/24” can loose their place when more screens/states etc are added.
This is a huge miss - we share prototype links with stakeholders, and often they don’t know which page they are on to reference. Having the page name somewhere accessible via the prototype is definitely a need to have.
I agree with everyone else in this thread. This is a feature we need.
I agree! I have stakeholders who are confused and slightly upset about this. Would be a great feature to have the option to enable
there has to be at least 5 different scenarios that involved the usage/demo of some prototypes where I wished I could see name of the frame from within the prototype. Please add this.