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Can't move overlay

Community Beginner ,
Oct 04, 2019 Oct 04, 2019

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When the overlay is first connected I can move it fine. When I later come back to the overlay I am not able to move it anymore; the drag arrow is gone. I have to delete and reconnect just so I can move it again.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Oct 05, 2019 Oct 05, 2019

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I can't reproduce your glitch, I am able to move overlat when I am switching between Design and Prototype modes. 

 

There can be situation that do not allow to mcve overlay. That happens when your overlay artboard have the same size as target artboard. To solve this issue please change your overlay artboard size. If it not possible you can relocate objects in overlay artboards for moving them on target artboard.

 

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Community Beginner ,
Apr 08, 2021 Apr 08, 2021

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not working in my case

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New Here ,
Aug 02, 2020 Aug 02, 2020

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I just had the same problem. I can fix it by making the artboard on the overlay larger. If I make it smaller again it stops working. 

No idea why, but hope that it helps others who come accross this bug

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Community Beginner ,
Aug 24, 2020 Aug 24, 2020

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Same Problem here

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Adobe Employee ,
Aug 24, 2020 Aug 24, 2020

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Hi there,

 

Sorry to hear about the trouble. Please try the suggestions shared above and if that doesn't help, please share a few more details like:

 

  1. The version of XD and the Operating System.
  2. A small video of the workflow and what exactly is happening at your end.

 

We'll try our best to help you with it.

 

Regards

Rishabh

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New Here ,
Mar 12, 2021 Mar 12, 2021

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Move your viewport height down, this might help.

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New Here ,
Mar 16, 2021 Mar 16, 2021

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I had similar issue, Adobe to fix it. I learnt a tweak after reading this thread. This helped me.

 

Double click on greyed stuck overlay artboard (it will not be selected as the stated problem), increase height by 1 pixel in property panel. You will start seeing handle as well you can select and move the stuck artboard. 

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Community Beginner ,
Apr 08, 2021 Apr 08, 2021

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I have the same problem. Can't move the overlay. 

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Adobe Employee ,
Apr 13, 2021 Apr 13, 2021

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Hi there,

 

We are sorry to hear you are unable to move the overlay. I would request you to please check if you are on the latest version of XD (39). Please make sure your XD is updated and let us know if you still face the issue.

 

We'll be happy to help.

 

Thanks,

Harshika

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Community Beginner ,
Apr 18, 2021 Apr 18, 2021

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Hi, I have the same problem, I can't move the overlay for to positioning in another place. I can see the green position button but it does not respond to the cursor. I increased the artbooard size but this don't work. My Adobe XD is the last version 39.0.12.

Are there a solution?

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New Here ,
Apr 24, 2021 Apr 24, 2021

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I got the same problem, using latest XD and MacOS Catalina 

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New Here ,
May 11, 2021 May 11, 2021

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Hi,

 

I had same problem. Now, I am certain that the above solutions could work. However for me, what worked was ensuring that the overlay artboard had the same viewport height. 

 

If you are using a viewport height shorter (lets say 786px), than the overlay. It will cause the overlay to appear outside and above, and you wont be able to move it due to the restricted viewport of the main artboard

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Community Beginner ,
Sep 27, 2021 Sep 27, 2021

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Thanks! This helped.

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New Here ,
Jul 06, 2021 Jul 06, 2021

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I also have the same problem. The curser doesn't react to the overlay at all, it's just stuck. 

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