How Do I Set Tracking in Figma?

Setting tracking in Figma is a great way to improve the readability of your designs. It helps to ensure that text is visually consistent and looks well-spaced on different devices and screens.

With tracking, you can adjust the space between characters in your designs, making them look more orderly and pleasing to the eye. Here’s how you can set tracking in Figma.

Step 1: Select the text for which you want to set tracking. You can select just one character or a range of characters by selecting them together with your mouse or trackpad.

Step 2: Once you have selected the text, go to the Properties Panel on the right side of your screen. Under the Text section, you will see an option called “Tracking”. This is where you can adjust the space between characters in any text selection.

Step 3: You will notice two arrows beside Tracking – one pointing left and one pointing right. Click on either arrow depending on whether you want to increase or decrease the tracking of your text selection. Each click will increase or decrease space between characters by 0.025em.

Step 4: If you want more control over how much space is added or removed from each character, you can use the number input box alongside Tracking in Properties Panel. Input a numerical value here to change tracking manually for finer adjustments.

Setting tracking in Figma is easy and straightforward, allowing designers to get just the amount of spacing they need for their designs quickly and efficiently.


Setting Tracking in Figma is relatively simple and straightforward, allowing users to easily adjust spacing between characters for improved readability and design aesthetics. By following these steps, users are able to quickly adjust their text selection’s tracking with just a few clicks.