How to Create Interactions in Sketch Prototypes

Prototyping with Anima Tip #1 out of 6

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Nov 14 · 3 min read
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Tip #1 of 6 of the anima prototype series:
Interactions| Breakpoints | External links |Overlays| (Next tip coming soon)


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Create Animations, Interactions, and High-Fidelity Prototypes, All Inside Sketch

A lot has been said about the value of interactions in User-experience.

With Anima, you may build Interactions without leaving Sketch, and it would magically work on your Prototype. Let’s dive in and learn how to add interactions to your prototype!

1. Interaction Mode

Anima Panel > Prototype > Interaction > Create

2. Two-State Interaction

  • Each artboard represents a different state of your interaction.
  • Drag & drop elements you wish to change and adjust both states.
  • In this example, move the toggle selector from ‘one-way’ to ‘roundtrip’.
  • Show and Hide the correct text colors from the layer’s properties.
Edit the 2nd state of the interaction

3. Adding Actions

  • Add action by using the lightning button on the layer ⚡
  • Choose the target state (State2)
  • Choose ‘On Click’
  • Do the same the other way around (‘Roundtrip’ to State1)
Define action and event

4. Timeline and Curves

  • Adjust the transition timing for each layer
  • Choose curves on the right panel
  • You can play it in-place using ‘▶ Play Transition’ in the toolbar
Adjust the transition timing and curves

5. Run in Sketch

6. Preview in Browser

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7. Share

  • Share it with your clients, your team or your boss.
  • You may also get a public share link for easier sharing.

Create Animations, Interactions, and High-Fidelity Prototypes, All Inside Sketch

That’s all for today, stay tuned for tip #2!

Have a creative week,
❤️ Anima team

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