|Sept 15, 2023
Auto Install: Search Figma Plugins
To auto-install the plugin with Figma, you can search for “
Export Kit” in the community section of Figma – then click the plugins category. From there you can install the plugin normally.
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Manual: Download the Plugin and Source Files
You can manually download and install the current version of the Figma plugin, to quickly access the .zip file place
LightningStorm_Figma_230915.zip on your desktop and extract the files.
IMPORTANT: You must have the
Figma Desktop App to install Lightning Storm manually.
Step 1: Create the Beta Plugin (Figma Desktop Only)
Open Figma then navigate to the Plugins area (beside User Settings) and click
Create new plugin.
Step 2: Link the Manifest.json File
A dialog box will open and you will see an option to
Link existing plugin. Click the box below to select a manifest.json file.
Navigate to your desktop and the location you extracted the plugin, select
Step 3: Enable The Plugin
Once installed you will have to enable the plugin from the menu.
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NOTE: All Figma and XD tutorials work the exact same in the plugin, in Figam an Artboard is a Frame.