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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  1. Embed content from SharePoint Online

    Provide the ability to embed SharePoint items, like documents, lists and pages into a sway

    61 votes
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      1 comment  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow additional text (like bylines) on Title and Header 1 cards

      The title slide only offers one text field, and the caption is hidden if you set a background image. It would be great if you could add a little bit of additional text (date, version, authors, etc.) to give some more context to the title slide.

      Heading 1 cards are equally limited. Since I have to have a Heading 1 card in order to be able to use Heading 2 cards it would be nice if I could put a little more contextual information on the Header 1 card, especially for sways that only require one Header 1 card (single…

      4 votes
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      • Hyperlink Images

        Hej
        I'd love to create a simple landing page with various offers. Instead of a link-list to the details I would like to use images/icons that the user can click to navigate to another sway or service.

        Please just allow to change the navigation target from clicking on an image to either "view in fullscreen" as it is default now, or "navigate to: URL/Sway", so we can use images as hyperlinks.

        Thanks

        3 votes
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        • drag and drop images within a sway to allow users to interact with the content

          I would like to make my Sways more interactive for use in a learning environment. The ability to drag and drop components allows for mix and match type interactive learning.

          The attached example was developed using Articulate Storyline. It is a more powerful software, but less beautiful and harder to use.

          6 votes
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          • change colour of photo on sway template

            Ability to use black and white style (ie Style 1 variation 1) but have main heading picture as colour instead of black and white

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            • to be able to add a song to my sway

              I would like to add a song that would play in the background of my sway prez.

              18 votes
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              • indent text

                I am adding bullet points to a presentation and I would like to be able to indent text. I have a bullet point that has two paragraphs and cannot allign the second paragraph to the first paragraph which has the bullet point.

                2 votes
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                • autoplay

                  Like many others I'd like videos in Sway to play automatically. I understand it's possible to embed an iframe that support autoplay. Would it be possible to include information about this on the support pages?

                  5 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • full screen embed

                    make available the feature of embedding to a website that makes the sway appear full screen

                    5 votes
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                    • Sway to show progress while loading

                      On a slower connection, Sway currently either shows blank screen, or the broken jpg icon before showing the photo in full. It's hard to tell if the browser is doing something and user will be misled into pressing refresh button early. This is on Chrome.

                      2 votes
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                      • Insert action button

                        Sería genial que Sway incluyera un botón de acción que permita hipervincular secciones dentro del mismo Sway, muy similar a lo que podemos hacer en Power Point. Please, inclúyanlo.

                        4 votes
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                        • scroll videos, audios and embeds over images

                          I know you can make text scroll over an image but it would be nice if we could make videos, audios and embeds scroll over an image as well.

                          14 votes
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                          • Autoplay in Sway

                            Autoplay in Sway embed cards!

                            4 votes
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                            • Let me choose the image to go with my SWAY.

                              Sway is excellent but sometimes the core image it pulls to create the visual link is cut off and doesn't look right. (see attached). Can you let me create my own image to attach to a SWAY so it can be correctly formatted? Alternatively, can you auto format the image so it shows the whole one vs truncates??

                              7 votes
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                              • Undo

                                I think you should add an undo button so then when you want to undo a text you can just undo it by pressing the undo button.

                                7 votes
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                                • Combine image display options

                                  Have the ability to combine image display options. I would like to have comparison images in a slide show or maybe in a grid. Currently you pick either or and you can't combine the options.

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                                  • Colour choice for links

                                    Give a colour choice when displaying links to sites and other media platforms. I see when i click on a link it comes up blue , but never stays that way. It would look amazing if they could be a different colour as i always use a black background and electric blue or any other colour REALLY stands out. !!

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                                    • Select only Accessible themes

                                      Many government departments are limited to creating accessible documents. It would be nice if our users had an option to select only themes the know meets accessibility requirements based on colour contrasts/text sizes. It would also be nice to have template sets for different organisations.

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                                      • Videos linked to a sway

                                        When you create a link to a website or online content, instead of showing only the phrase that I enter, could it show the website. Usually a video, similar to when I upload a video from my files.

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                                        • stamp

                                          Hi

                                          In our company we need to have confidentiality stamps and a corporate branding like color bars in the bottom, can this be achieved by Sway?

                                          Thanks

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