Installation Figma

ReleaseOct 8, 2020
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IMPORTANT: We are currently in the process of submitting our plugin to the Figma eco-system.  Once approved, you can auto-install Lightning Storm via the Figma app.
IMPORTANT: You must have the Figma Desktop App to use Lightning Storm BETA.

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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_201008.zip on your desktop and extract the files.

Create the Beta Plugin (Figma Desktop Only)

Open Figma then navigate to the Plugins area (beside User Settings) and click Create new plugin.

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 LightningStorm_Figma_201008/manifest.json.

Enable The Plugin

Once installed you will have to enable the plugin from the menu.

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