Sway Suggestion Box

Welcome to Microsoft Sway’s Suggestion Box by UserVoice!

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 will read all the suggestions, and we regularly review the ideas and incorporate them into product planning discussions. Please note that the suggestion box is moderated and is a voluntary participation-based project. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos for which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft. Your use of the portal and your submission is subject to the UserVoice Terms of Service & Privacy Policy, including the license terms.

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• Select one of the feedback forums listed.
• Check out the ideas others have suggested and vote on your favorites.
• Search for your suggestion and if you can’t find something similar, you can submit your own.
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  1. Create detailed pop-ups in photo

    showing an industrial process to a costumer:
    pointing in different part of a tool's photo grant access to different video, graph, quality report, certificates and other details about costs, performance ecc.
    example:
    in the photo of a drill, pointing on the handle will show safety data, on the tip will show performance ecc.

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      0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Integration of Wikipedia (Commons)

      Add Wikipedia and its sister projects (especially Commons for images and videos) as a media resource.

      Moreover, this idea would go well together with support for an 'attribution page': http://sway.uservoice.com/forums/264674-sway-suggestion-box/suggestions/6543894-attribution-page-at-end-of-the-sway

      7 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        We now pull Wikipedia articles into our suggested content in the Insert pane. Thanks for the feedback you’ve provided, and let us know if there’s anything else you’d like to see us do here by leaving a comment. :)

      • Preview animations while creating or editing Sway

        It'd be really nice if there were a way to see what the animations were going to look like without going into the full preview view (which you'd have to leave if you want to change the animations). It'd just be nice for exploring the different layouts quickly.

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        • Text cards should be displayed separately when viewing/consuming a Sway (in "landscape")

          I think that if each "Text" represents an idea, they should to presented one at a time (like an slide in powerpoint...)

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          • 500px in Add Content pane

            It will be great if you could integrate services like 500px.com and Flickr.om it is a great oppt to get all the photographers to create on Sway

            7 votes
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            • Storyline synced with view mode while scrolling

              When finding a place that needs adjustment, it would be nice if going back to the Storyline meant already at the right place to edit.

              3 votes
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              • Instagram in Media pane

                There's OneDrive, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for sources in the media pane. I would also really like to be able to add pictures from Instagram! Maybe my own instagram account as well as being able to search for what people are hashtagging there.

                26 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Web Pages

                  I would like to reference a full web page. Is that Possible?

                  6 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Hi, thanks for using Sway! Just to be clear, are you asking to have a web page as a content type in Sway (similar to pictures, tweets, etc.)? That is not possible at this time, but we are always trying to make Sway better. Thanks for the feedback!

                  • Split imported Word documents into sub-sections

                    To be able to splitt lengthy imported word documents into shorter parts. And also to be able to insert pictures and other stuff inbetween text parts, and in the middle of the text

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                      0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      We can see why having a long document would be difficult. Out of curiosity…were there any types of dividers in your original Word documents, such as headings? If so, were they respected in a way that seemed reasonable to you?

                      Would you find it useful for a split card command to exist to help break text cards into smaller text cards?

                      Additionally, splitting text cards apart by inserting a different card between them has been implemented! Thanks for the feedback. :)

                    • Share to Sway

                      The possibility to share to Sway from as many other apps as possible. I would expect at least all Microsoft programs being able to share to Sway.

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                      • Insert a 3D PDF with navigation

                        Ability to insert 3D models. One way is with 3D PDFs. Maybe there are HTML versions that could be embedded.

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                        • Better design guidelines

                          Sway "preview" design guidelines published so that companies can provide a "themed" design for use. Provide content guidelines, and specific guidance for companies and/or designers to start providing templated content/formatting for use in Sway. Explains how to provide formatting / content for sway as well as how users can use these custom sway formats.

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