11 comments

  • Ingo Wonner, over 3 years ago

    currently i open my artboard in the new preview window, do a right click on the image, select copy image. this will NOT copy the bitmap, but copy a link to the image to your clipboard. now i open my browser and paste it right there. taadaa a scrollable image.

    if you keep the preview window opened and do some changes to your artboard, the only thing you have to do is refresh the browser tab to see the changes.

    not perfect solution, but it works for me.

    4 points
  • Richard SisonRichard Sison, over 3 years ago

    Yeah it's actually quite ridiculous…

    My workaround until this gets fixed is to use this combo:

    For years I've found this much more stable than Sketch's native solution with Sketch Mirror. Though there isn't a browser viewer (I've requested it though).

    Though I've found some Plugin issues with Sketch 49. Some of the auto-update ones (like this and Paddy, require a Sketch restart for some reason… really annoying)

    Regardless, that's my fallback setup and it's pretty solid.

    2 points
    • Marc EdwardsMarc Edwards, over 3 years ago

      If we showed a 1:1 or optionally zoomed view in the Mac app, would that help?

      I’ve also recently done some testing, and I believe the Sketch Preview + Skala Preview + Skala View combination also shows sRGB and Display P3 documents correctly.

      If you have any issues with this setup, please let me know!

      1 point
      • Richard SisonRichard Sison, over 3 years ago

        Heck yes! 1:1 for me would be most used but for zoomed in, basic shortcuts for preview navigation would be helpful

        Like: * spacebar for panning around, * z (and opt z) for zoom control, * selection zoom would be nice Things like that...

        0 points
        • Marc EdwardsMarc Edwards, over 3 years ago

          I’d like to do it, if we get time. We’ll see how we go. :D

          0 points
          • Richard SisonRichard Sison, over 3 years ago

            Fingers crossed! I'll definitely be keeping an eye out for it.

            The setup is near perfect for me as-is. I'd just love to be able to preview from a computer (instead of the iPad only).

            Like I mentioned, the only issues I've had lately were with the auto-updating. I think that's something to do with the latest version of Sketch though as new plugins (like Paddy) are also having the same problem…

            It's really odd.

            Hope to see more previewing options via Skala Preview in the near future!

            0 points
  • Jaison JustusJaison Justus, over 3 years ago

    https://github.com/gaddafirusli/Preview-in-browser - no real time mirroring, just static preview

    2 points
  • Alex HoffmanAlex Hoffman, over 3 years ago

    I believe it was replaced by "Cloud" which publishes it to their cloud, but it does make it so you can see it in the browser, (just not locally). Preview became it's own window that matches the size of the artboard.

    Browser Preview – Sketch – New Previewhttps://imgur.com/R5GfLLf

    0 points
    • Smith ., over 3 years ago

      Yeah but, it's really weird to preview a vertical website as it show whole length into a single window (doesn't scroll) .

      Also it's not efficient (slow) to preview your current design as you are working by uploading into sketch cloud

      0 points
      • Matt Innes, over 3 years ago

        You can preview site designs as scrollable pages now, and it is better than how it worked with Mirror, but it is a little non-obvious how it works. From the Sketch docs:

        If you’re designing for mobile or web, select of the preset Artboard sizes in Sketch, and simply change the height of the Artboard once its on the Canvas to make it scrollable. When you do this, you’ll notice the name of your Artboard preset changes in the Inspector to include the word “Resized”. When you play back a prototype that includes “Resized” Artboards, these will appear in the Preview window as scrollable screens.

        You can also preview custom widths, but you have to make a preset for it, then adjust the size to make it scroll. A little weird, but fine once you're used to it.

        More here: https://sketchapp.com/docs/prototyping/previewing

        0 points