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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. 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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      9 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  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

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        7 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  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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          1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Thanks for your feedback. We really liked this feature too, but we needed to take it down to do more work on it. As a workaround we currently make a chart somewhere else and include it in the Sway as a screenshot. We know it’s not ideal but we’re working on it. :)

        • to be able to define my own template for my company - fonts, colours, logos, and so on

          We have professionally-designed templates for PowerPoint, with colour palettes, fonts, heading designs, and so on. Work reports are consistent; even Excel charts and table outputs are. We need to be able to define the styles to be used to a much greater extent - and save them as our own templates!

          12 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Sway for Windows 10 Mobile

            Please, develop Sway app for Windows 10 Mobile.

            69 votes
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            • 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!

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              • Sway's ability to integrate with other accounts

                Sways ability to integrate with other accounts such as google photos, picasa, icloud etc.

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                • 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.

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                    0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • More themes and more stuff!

                    Give us more stuff on sway!!!

                    4 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Export in a usable format -- essential.

                      It is essential for serious creation platforms to have data liberation capabilities. There is NO way to export a Sway. This doesn't inspire confidence or reliability.

                      3 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  General  ·  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 →
                          • Calibri as Font

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

                            13 votes
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                            • 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.

                              162 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • add soundtrack to Sway presentation

                                I can't believe I can't find a way to add a soundtrack for a Sway presentation. Did I just miss it, or is there really no way? I thought I've4 seen Sways that had music playing throughout, but maybe they were Mixes?

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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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                                  • 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???

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                                      1 comment  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                      • resolution

                                        Sway seems to so far in my experience use images in a bad way; by that I mean not take into consideration image quality and get images that cannot be scaled up without looking awful and pixelated and blowing them up to a size they won't look good at.

                                        Maybe some form of detection when creating a Sway to make sure it takes into consideration image quality before creation?

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                                        • It is important to be able to put copyright subtly in a presentation.

                                          The ability to insert small-print copyright info at the very top or bottom of any card is essential.

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