Preferences in Sketch are there so you can tailor certain features to your liking. To access the preferences, choose Sketch › Preferences from the menu or (press Command-Comma). Here, you’ll see tabs for each section:

There are also options you can change without a visible control in the Preferences panel:


When this is set to YES, Sketch will not use the name of the layer for the id field of the layer in SVG export:

defaults write ~/Library/Preferences/com.bohemiancoding.sketch3.plist svgExportSkipAssignIdToLayerName -bool yes

If you ever need to disable this feature, run:

defaults write ~/Library/Preferences/com.bohemiancoding.sketch3.plist svgExportSkipAssignIdToLayerName -bool no

Note: Due to the way macOS caches preferences, you’ll need to log out of your user account and log back in again for the changes to apply.

Last modified on Sep 24, 2018

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