Variables on font sizes

I would love to be able to set variables for font sizes.
That way i could define the reduction amount for the mobile versions of our designs.

Set a vaiable of 40px and a mode “mobile” with the value 32.
This would make this kind of conversions a breeze: If a text looks to big, opt for its mobile version. done.

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:point_up_2: This!
It would be Sooooo helpful :heart:

Just so that you know, there is already an topic for that. Add the option to set the size of texts in local variables

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C´mon fig guys… You know you want us be able to this:

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YES the example above is exactly how we want to set up our variables, but at this stage Figma doesn’t allow text size as variables — what the?!

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I came here looking for this! It’s confusing being able to create variables for several elements in a responsive design but not text when it’s the main thing being adapted. Figma, we really need this to work :pray:

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It seems coming soon …

  • Typography variable type: We’re exploring how we want to support typography variables. We want to provide a way to switch between combinations of typography properties, like font families, sizes, spacing.
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I was looking for the same think for iOS Accessibility, to easily check different Accessibility sizes.

Looking forward to this feature!

October 2023 checking in :cowboy_hat_face::point_right::point_right:

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I’ve hit this limitation today. Could really do with font size as a variable. Come on Figma team… an early Christmas present perhaps?

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We need this update. Come on, Figma

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100% agree! So important to really use the variable system productive. When can we expect typography support?

I’m just a designer, standing in front of this font size, asking it to accept variables.

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#metoo
I was there playing with this new variables thing up until i wanted to set the font size… got me at least half an hour trying to figure out why i couldn’t put variables on the font size… it seemed so obvious and logical…

This is the only piece that I miss to finally get a a responsive Design System easy to maintain. I hope you’ll find soon a way to implement it :heart:

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Come on Figma, please up the priority of this feature. Our design systems are languishing in half states of variable conversion. This is literally the only reason many of our simpler components still have variants.

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I need this to manage different density themes in a design system.

Please also consider the Font-Family. An Example here: I want a simple theme Switch (From one Brand to another). So I would define Corners-Radius as Numbers (per Brand), Colors, then Font Sizes AND for sure I need the Font Family to be switched via Variables. Thanks in advance, Figma-Family

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Come on, Figma team. This is so basic. I had to stop using variables just because of this limitation.

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it s a workaround, but it s ok for me :yum:

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