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Welcome to Sway’s Suggestion Box!

To help us build the best version of Sway, we have partnered with UserVoice, a third-party service, to hear your ideas and suggestions. We regularly review the ideas and incorporate them into product planning discussions. We will read all suggestions and respond to every suggestion that gets at least 20 votes. We may also merge and rename suggestions for clarity.

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  1. The ability to fine tune layouts, designs, typography, colors, and themes and more

    Having the ability to be picky with the layout, designs,etc. as we have with PowerPoint would be awesome. Sway provides fantastic transitions and layouts that would suffice the general user, but having the power to modify specific details would be a game changer. The other idea would be the ability to export and download with compatibility with presentation software would be beneficial to a broad audience. Also have an option that the Sway can autoplay!

    230 votes
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      5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Bring back the charts

      The charts were great for pupils making a presenatation and wanting to show their data. It meant they didn't have to faff with excel and then import their data, it could be done quickly and easily within Sway

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      • Hyperlink to sections within a Sway

        Hi,

        It would be very helpful (and transformative) if you added the ability to hyperlink between sections within a Sway. This would allow you to move between different cards / elements of a Sway a bit like moving to a chapter in a book.

        I work at a university and we are looking at using Sway to allow tutors to create learning content in an easy and engaging way, and Sway almost lets us do that, but the ability to hyperlink to sections is currently missing. We are part of Office365 and so everybody in the institution has access, making…

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          0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • atividades de sway

          deveria estar disponivel para downloard em compultador, e ser ultizado em varias atividades,pois, este aplicativo é um reconhecimento em trabalhos e outras atividades e, é recurso mais atualizado que o Power Point...seria otimo se este aplicativo estivesse disponivel em downloard!!!

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          • sway activity

            should be available for downloard in compultador and be ultizado in various activities, therefore, this application is a recognition in work and other activities, and is more updated resource that the Power Point ... it would be great if this application was available in downloard! !!

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              0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Sway for Windows 10 Mobile

              Please, develop Sway app for Windows 10 Mobile.

              28 votes
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              • To see the cards menu/tab in header

                The "cards" menu in the header is not appearing when I open my Sway in my office account. How can I get the cards menu back? See attached picture

                11 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Sway forum or site feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • please provide option to save sway presentation in pdf format and share in pdf formate

                  provide option to save sway presentation in pdf format and share in pdf formate

                  9 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • AUTOPLAY

                    ADD AUTOPLAY

                    11 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Please allow the use of tables of data

                      I would like to start using sway for business presentations that can be shared online. It would be great if Sway would allow me to put in small tables so that I can put data into presentations. At the moment I can upload data as text, which is fine, but without being able to put it into columns and rows (or even use tabs to separate the data) it at all looks a bit of a mess and I am not sure that I can use Sway in the way I would like.

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                        0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • A sway styled print option.

                        I am trying to use sway for a resume but employees sometimes want a printed copy and sway lacks this ability.

                        It would be amazing if you guys could add a printed sway option that uses sways design tools but instead of a webpage layout its a printed layout.

                        Perhaps you could incorporate templates like a resume template that omits certain details such as pictures and tries to fit all the important things on one page. Because when your printing a resume, its gonna require different design choices from a webpage layout.

                        10 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Calibri as Font

                          I would like to be able to use Calibri as a Font while creating amazing SWAY presentations. Anyone else?

                          8 votes
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                          • Save to USB stick and upload as a file

                            suggest the ability to upload a sway as a file not only a link, or turning a link into a file? perhaps for example, converting a Sway resume to a document & uploading it to a company's Careers/Application webpage.

                            5 votes
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                            • Can u make it easier to share

                              Can u make it easier to share

                              9 votes
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                              • size

                                try giving use a bigger size for our words

                                6 votes
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                                • The ability to add Excel Files in Sway

                                  As my immediate supervisor loves Excel, many of our files are in that format. The ability to embed spreadsheets with the ability to switch between sheets/tabs in Sway would be beneficial.

                                  95 votes
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                                  • With a Sway embedded into a web page, if you rotate the screen the sway re-loads with the Splash screen. Would be much better if it didn't.

                                    With a Sway embedded into a web page, if you rotate the screen the sway re-loads with the Splash screen. Would be much better if it didn't.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Why Are the captions now on the pictures?

                                      Just starting yesterday I noticed that the sway captions are on the pictures instead of under them. This blocks out the bottom axis and my legend. Can you please change this functionality so this is optional???

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Support Photosphere or 360 degrees panoramas

                                        I really, really wish there is support of panoramas in Sway. This should include 360C photos as well as "normal" wide panoramas. Like in Google Photos or Flickr

                                        32 votes
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                                        • Share with vk.com

                                          Vk.com is the most popular social network in Russia and some other countries.
                                          I would be very good idea to make a "share via vk.com" button.

                                          6 votes
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