How To Edit Text In Figma

Whether you’re a seasoned designer or a beginner, Figma is a robust tool that allows you to bring your creative visions to life. It’s packed with features to help you design, prototype, and collaborate on projects. One of the fundamental features of Figma is the ability to edit text. This blog post will guide you on how to edit text in Figma.

Getting Started

First thing’s first, you need to open your Figma project to get started. If you’re new to Figma, you can start by creating a new design file.

Adding Text

Before we start editing the text, let’s first understand how to add a text box. Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Select the Text tool from the toolbar on the left side of your screen.
  2. Click anywhere on your canvas where you want to add the text.
  3. Start typing!

Editing Text

Now that you have your text box, let’s dive into how you can edit it:

  1. Click on the text box that you want to edit so it’s selected.
  2. Double-click on the text. This will allow you to edit it.
  3. Make your changes. You can add more text, delete text, or modify the existing text.
  4. Click anywhere outside the text box to save your changes.

Formatting Text

What if you want to change the size, color, or font of your text? Figma allows you to format your text as well. Let’s see how:

  1. Click on the text box you want to format.
  2. Look at the right side of your screen. You should see a panel titled “Text”.
  3. Here, you can change the font, size, color, alignment, and other properties of your text.


Editing text in Figma is straightforward and intuitive. The tools are flexible and powerful, giving you control over every aspect of your text. Now that you know how to add, edit, and format text in Figma, you’re one step closer to mastering this incredible design tool. Happy designing!