Overlay not working below "fold"?

New Here ,
Jun 21, 2018

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I have a screen where I need an overlay to appear as a checked radio button. The button is below the scroll line, but overlays seem to only be available for placing above the scroll line.

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Adobe Employee , Jun 22, 2018
Preran Adobe Employee , Jun 22, 2018
I checked with the product team and they say that this is the intended behavior. To request for a change, please place a feature request along with details of your workflow using this link. Adobe XD Feedback : Feature Requests & Bugs

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Community Beginner ,
Jun 21, 2018

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Yup, I was trying to add a Tooltip button below the fold and I can't drag the overlay below it. Why?

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Jun 22, 2018

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I checked with the product team and they say that this is the intended behavior. To request for a change, please place a feature request along with details of your workflow using this link. Adobe XD Feedback : Feature Requests & Bugs

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New Here ,
May 16, 2019

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your product team sucks

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New Here ,
Sep 18, 2019

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I also found this to be frustrating. Have u ever thought bout this before? Never test for big scale project? Please update........ Does XD only applicable for NOVICE?

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New Here ,
Jun 28, 2018

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I also found this to be frustrating. The very first overlay I tried to make was below the page fold. I wonder how many other designers encounter this "intended behavior" very early on. Seems like it wasn't tested outside of adding a keyboard or slide menu to a single-screen mobile app. As I mentioned in my feature request, I like what the team is doing. I just wish features like these would get a little more user input before being touted as something we've all been waiting for. I'll continue to wait for the real anchored overlays in a future update.

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Community Beginner ,
Jun 16, 2020

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"Intended behavior"? If this is in fact intended behavior, then there is an error in concept. Limiting overlays to non-scroll screens makes zero sense. This bug is 2 years old. Come on Adobe.

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Dec 17, 2020

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Please fix this. Not being able to add an overlay below the fold makes prototyping in XD useless. From looking at other responses to this request it seems that Adobe keeps closing this issue without fixing it or even trying to understand the frustration it is causing. There are several requests for action on this issue with similar names that have been responded to by Adobe that this is intended behavior. Would it be acceptable to tell a development or design team that they can't provide dropdown menus or other interactive elements if those elements were below the fold? If this isn't fixed XD can't be used for prototyping, testing or interactive design.

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