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. Being able to add tables and quotes

    To add tables and quotes (prominently) you need to separately create and publish as images, which impairs viewing by mobile devices.

    15 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Name a Sway without title showing

      I love Sway and create dozens of them. I often duplicate them to share samples with clients, and end up with lots of versions of similar sways. There is no way to name each Sway in a way i can easily identify it without opening it and looking through it. Any name i give it shows in the actual Sway headline, which i don't want.

      In other words, not everyone wants the name of the sway to also be a headline. Sometimes use a custom image and embed a title into that image rather than letting Sway set the type.…

      153 votes
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        Gathering Feedback  ·  4 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • I would like to jump from one section to another

        I would like to be able to build in a way to jump from one section ( for me, table of contents in a newsletter) to another ( the specific article

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        • 1 vote
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          • Import Google Site to Sway button

            When migrating from G-Suite to Office365 it would be super useful to bring Google Sites with you

            3 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Customise style

              I would like the ability to customise styles further. I have a black and white style selected with accent colour of a olive green (style 2) I would like the ability to customise the accent green colour to a custom colour as I love the style black and white but would prefer a different accent colour.

              4 votes
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              • More flexibilty

                Sway is a great product but it is VERY restricted.
                We need the ability to add background colour, resize images or text and move items around freely. If you add these features, Sway will be without a doubt the best presenting program available.

                124 votes
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                  Gathering Feedback  ·  5 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Have a comment box for a Sway blog

                  Have a comment box for people to comment on when posting a blog using sway

                  19 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Crop/edit photos in addition to specifying focus points

                    Cropping isn't just about picking what shows up in the Sway stream, it's also about eliminating/censoring parts of the picture so they can't be seen even when you drill in to the photo. When picking photos from one of my online accounts, it's super bandwidth intensive and time consuming to download a 1-5MB photo, open it in MSPaint etc, crop it, re-save it with a different filename, and upload it. Focus points are great, but they solve a different problem than cropping.

                    81 votes
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                    • Spellcheck

                      It would be great if we can enable spell checking when creating pages.

                      86 votes
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                        4 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Use Flow to create a daily Sway

                        Leverage the new Flow app to auto generate a daily Sway. I'm thinking of a Feedof5 where I curate content from my top 5 influencers, newly published content.

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                          0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Linking within my Sway

                          I want to be able to use links to navigate within my Sway. Basically, the feature in Word that lets you choose to navigate to a place within your document.

                          1,520 votes
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                            79 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Search 'my' Flickr photos

                            It's great that I can search Flickr for images, however unless I've tagged my images as CC I can't find them. If I could log in to Flickr and have my images and albums right there in the images pane then I could get my images straight into my sways without having to download them and then re-upload them.

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

                              If you’re signed in using your personal Microsoft account (and not an organization Office 365 account), you should see a button that says “Connect to view your Flikr content.” By connecting this account, you’ll be able to see your images.

                            • Timeline Layout

                              I want to be able to add a layout to my Sway that allows me to create Dates and Text/Media then scroll through it like a timeline.

                              303 votes
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                              • Sway API

                                It would be great if Sway offered an API.

                                I would LOVE to have tools to make templates or styles and give them out or at least edit my own sways in an advanced mode.

                                251 votes
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                                  32 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Replace image command

                                  When adding images to cards it would be nice to have a replace image command. That way when you want to try a different image in your sway design, you don't have to always delete the image and then start a new card and add new media

                                  73 votes
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                                    12 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Thanks for the suggestion! For the time being, we kind of have this feature for header and title cards. Just drag a new image over the card and it will pop the old picture out into a separate image card and add the new image to the header/title. We’ll continue gathering feedback to see if we should expand this capability like you suggest. :)

                                  • Multilanguage support within the Sway itself

                                    Sometimes I´d like to share ideas with people around the globe (especially in my professional life). So it would be great to have the chance to add textboxes in different languages and a toogle-switch within my sway.

                                    71 votes
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                                      5 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • 76 votes
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                                        4 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Download the corporate font on Sway

                                        This tool is great ! However, I would appreciate if I could download our corporate font on Sway in order to create our Sway template.

                                        Thanks :)

                                        28 votes
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                                        • create a Sway within a group so that my co-workers can still access it (especially important if you were to leave the organisation)

                                          If a Sway could be created in a group / within SharePoint, co-workers would be able to access it and they Sway would continue to exist even if the creator were to leave the organisation.

                                          29 votes
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