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How to organize XD files in a large project?

New Here ,
Jan 20, 2022 Jan 20, 2022

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I'm working with a big and complex system which has hundreds of screens. The artboards don't fit into a single XD file so I have to create multiple files. What is the best way to brake down the scope and organize the XD files? By functionality / by clients / by user roles...? 

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Community Expert , Jan 21, 2022 Jan 21, 2022

Hi @rpavlyk-deleted , I think library features would really be helpful and I'd check videos on the subject like these ones (these are for organizing assets in a single file but should still be helpful for projects in larger scales) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SX5fOqgYGj4  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zze4Vp-C_dY Hope this helps.

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Jan 21, 2022 Jan 21, 2022

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Hi @rpavlyk-deleted , I think library features would really be helpful and I'd check videos on the subject like these ones (these are for organizing assets in a single file but should still be helpful for projects in larger scales) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SX5fOqgYGj4  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zze4Vp-C_dY Hope this helps.

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Nov 15, 2022 Nov 15, 2022

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Thanks, but these videos are more about how to organize styles within an XD file. What I asked is - how to organize multiple XD files that belong to the same project. I have so many artboards that they don't fit into a single XD file, there's no room. I need to brake it down into multiple files. 

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Hi @rpavlyk-deleted, yes as I said these are for organizing styles in a single file but could give an idea about publishing/organizing libraries to be used across multiple files. If I come across something for multiple files I'll share, feel free to do so if you have any updates

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