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. Fonts in Sway

    Could we please get some more updated fonts in Sway such as the Segoe UI Font family?

    18 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Embed content from SharePoint Online

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

      77 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 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

        20 votes
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        • Customization of SWAY analytics report

          I want to customize the analytics report that is been generated on Sway. Like can I show it in chart view, User Location, Who is viewing, edit other options that I don't want to show out here.

          4 votes
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          • Could you please add Century Gothic font style pls

            Please could you add Century Gothic to your font style

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            • Enhanced references - endnotes/footnotes

              We are able to copy and past documents that use references like endnotes/footnotes and the format is great on Sway. What would elevate this would be to have the references automatically linked so users can access the notes directly from the body text. It would also be great to have the capability to hover over a reference and view the note it refers to.

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              • Autoplay in Sway

                Autoplay in Sway embed cards!

                7 votes
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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. !!

                  2 votes
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                  • All Microsoft Word Fonts available in Sway

                    All Word Fonts available in Sway.
                    This would allow greater flexibility for users to personalise their Sways.
                    It's particularly useful for business users who must adhere to brand/design guidelines.

                    28 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • background music feature to be added to my sway

                      background music feature to be added to my sway

                      96 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        Thanks for this suggestion. Right now, we do have an audio card (so you can add a file, or record something to add to your Sway).

                        Any more information you have is appreciated on how you’d like this scenario to work (ie – does it come from spotify/youtube/a file? should it play the entire time, or just for certain sections? what types of documents would you use this on?)!

                        Thanks again!

                      • Add Columns to Text

                        I would like to be able to edit the text into columns or at least a table so that it is easier to compare text--not pictures (I know there is a way to do it with pictures).

                        18 votes
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                        • to have Google Web Fonts or Adobe TypeKit font support in Sway.

                          I'd like to be able to customize the fonts in Sway using free Google Web Fonts, or tie in my Adobe TypeKit subscription to Sway to use for presentations.

                          17 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Ability to Size the Header Image within the Layouts

                            In most images in Sway you have the option to "showcase" or change the size of the image in general but in the Header Image you cannot. It takes up more space than I want in some cases and I'd like to be able to size it also. Changing the layout does not solve my issue.

                            32 votes
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                              Gathering Feedback  ·  0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • 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

                              67 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Select Thumbnail for Uploaded Video

                                When uploading a video or selecting it from OneDrive, the video thumbnail appears to automatically generate, and not just from the first frame of the video.

                                The ability to select a different part of the video to serve as the thumbnail or upload a different picture entirely to serve as the thumbnail would be a great way to make videos look a bit more professional. Some of the videos of people I've uploaded have automatically captured the thumbnail with their face in less-than-desirable frames

                                68 votes
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                                  Gathering Feedback  ·  1 comment  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Custom font (for company branding)

                                  For my business, a designer has chosen a certain font for my titles and another one for text. I use these fonts in all my communcation and media. So I would like to be able to add those fonts in Sway too, in that way my business style is repeated there as well, and recognizable.

                                  477 votes
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                                    35 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Have the ability to change Link colors so they stand out

                                    When I provide links in text It just looks like the words are just underlined. I would love the ability to make those links stand out by making them white/blue/ another color.

                                    4 votes
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                                    • Vanity URLs/be able to mask the sway url with my own domain name

                                      Sway can be used as a simple website builder... but it is missing one key feature: the ability to mask the url and use your own domain name. I get that you want to promote sway, and that will happen by letting people make great websites. I'd be willing to accept a sway watermark somewhere, if that would help you get your needs met.

                                      1,066 votes
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                                        64 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • More formatting and layout options

                                        Would be nice to see some "traditional" layout tools such as tables or text justification options to further help swayers(?) design. Thanks!

                                        Additionally, it would be really awesome if we could edit the text blocks differently. Like have one be one font size, whereas another is a different color.

                                        Italic, Colors, Fonts, Size, Forms etc.
                                        Paste images from other websites (without putting them on OneDrive\Documents\Sway)
                                        Copy/Paste without the security message
                                        Resizeable pictures
                                        Drag and drop the structure in the preview
                                        An interactive summary

                                        760 votes
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                                          29 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • More options when resizing pictures

                                          I would like to have more control over the picture sizes. It seems that there are only three options now: large, larger, and huge. Sometimes a small clipart is really all that is necessary to express an idea, and it doesn't need to fill an entire slide to get the point across. From a mobile perspective, percentage sizing would be very useful, so that the designer could specify how much of the screen should be devoted to a specific picture.

                                          It should also be easier to embed pictures within the text rather than include them only as stand-alone content.

                                          A…

                                          481 votes
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