How Do You Make a Component Editable in Figma?

Making a component editable in Figma is an incredibly useful tool for designers. It allows them to quickly and easily make changes to the design of components, without having to manually update each instance of the component.

This saves time and effort, and makes it easier for designers to stay on top of their work.

Figma’s “Make Component Editable” feature allows you to easily make any component editable. This means that any changes made to the original component will be automatically applied to all the instances of that component. This makes it easy to keep designs consistent across multiple projects, as well as making it easier for teams to collaborate on design projects.

To make a component editable in Figma, open up the file where the component is located and select it. Then click on the “Make Component Editable” icon in the toolbar, which looks like a pencil with an arrow next to it. Once this is done, all instances of this component will now be editable.

Once a component is made editable, there are several ways that you can customize it. You can change its styling, color palette, font size and style, as well as making changes to the size or position of elements within the component.

You can also add additional elements or layers within your editable components if needed. To do this simply right-click on your component and select “Add Layer” from the menu that appears. This will create a new layer within your component which you can then customize as needed.


Making components editable in Figma is a great way for designers to quickly and easily make changes without having to manually update every instance of their components. The process is simple – just open up your file and select the component before clicking on “Make Component Editable” in the toolbar – and once done all instances of that component will now be editable so you can customize them however you like.