An account in Figma can be accessed using the API and a personal access token.
Make your own access token:
Open your Figma account and log in.
From the top-left menu in Figma, select Account Settings.
Locate the section on personal access tokens.
Select New Token by clicking.
There will be a token created. This will be your last opportunity to copy the token, so be careful to store a copy of it safely.
When you retrieve the personal access token save it as an
environmental variable (e.g. edit
.Renviron by typing
After saving your changes restart R session.
Open Figma and navigate to your favorite file. In the URL you can see the key of the file. To retrieve the File as an R object execute:
library(Rigma) example_file_key <- "sFHgQh9dL6369o5wrZHmdR" get_file(example_file_key)
A tree of nodes is used to represent the Figma file. Every file has a DOCUMENT node at the root, and any CANVAS nodes branch out of that node. Various POST and GET methods are provided in this package to interact with a Figma files and teams.