Chapter 6. Widget Libraries

Axure's widget libraries are all about efficiency, consistency, and sharing. They are about not having to re-invent the wheel each time we start a new UX project. They have the potential of saving needless work and they can help you in being more productive, faster. More importantly, they help maintain the consistency of design patterns across the entire prototype project. This chapter covers the basic concepts involved in the use, creation, and sharing of widget libraries.

An Axure widget library is basically a collection of custom widgets that are stored in a special file format named RPLIB. These collections greatly extend Axure's built-in widget libraries. You can create these collections yourself, or download a ...

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