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. 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 :)

    64 votes
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  2. 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.

    36 votes
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  3. 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.

    32 votes
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  4. Customize the column/row amount for grids in Sway

    It would be great to be able to customize the amount of rows and columns displayed for the Grid feature in Sway. Currently, it automatically sorts your table, but sometimes the amount of columns it produces isn't ideal for the intention of the grid.

    4 votes
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  5. Correct support for headings H1 - H6

    To be fully accessible Sway should support headings levels H1 - H6.

    It seems to only support H1 and H2. Without the additional levels, it's not possible to create a good document structure or empower content creators to create WCAG 2.1 AA compliant content.

    The process of adding headings is cumbersome and counter-intuitive. It would be great if using headings could be easier.

    1 vote
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  6. Connect to a REST API or Import JSON to present data

    Connect to a REST API or Import JSON to present data -

    Would be great to have a REST API called and use the returned JSON data to present in SWAY. One requirement I have is to show a table from a remote data set, but it could be as well used to create presentation content

    3 votes
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  7. Start from Topic Option Missing

    When I open SWAY I do not have the option of "Start from a Topic", I only have create new or from a document. Why is this?

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  8. Please add different kinds of bullets such as the disc, square etc. Thanks

    Sway users should be given a number of bullets to choose from such as the disc,square etc and not just one. Thanks

    3 votes
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  9. Duplicate an existing Sway

    In fact, a few months ago, it was very simple to duplicate an existing sway. But since a few months, the functionality has disappeared. It is however essential to be able to duplicate an existing Sway.

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  10. 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

    2 votes
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  11. Disable 'enlarge picture' function + hyperlink

    Being able to disable the 'enlarge pictures' function. I'm currently making text-in-images visuals to get variation into my sway and make highlights, however, users often think it's a link that doesn't work. In addition being able to disable the enlarge function, I'd appreciate a hyperlink function to images and icons.

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  12. 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.…

    162 votes
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  14. 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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  15. 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.

    143 votes
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  16. 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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  17. Add Additional Owners (not authors)

    I would like to see the ability to add multiple owners who have full control of the Sway and its settings.

    This would be in addition to the collaborative functionality available via the edit link. A co-owner would be able to modify Sway settings and properties.

    Here are a few functionalities that are currently unavailable for co-authors:
    1. Save as Template option
    2. Modify View settings with Settings Menu
    3. Share 'Edit' and 'View' links within the Share Menu

    67 votes
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  18. Embed Microsoft Forms

    I have tried to embed a Microsoft Form, but it displays a block containing a link to the form, rather than the questions.

    It would be better if the questions could be displayed in and answered from the Sway.

    8 votes
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  19. Let me text pictures to a Sway via SMS/MMS

    My wife and I take a lot of pictures on our phone and are dying for a friction-free way to save the highlights with captions for the memories. The best we've got so far is a private FB group, but I love the format of a Sway and would prefer that. But the friction of adding pictures to a Sway is too high.

    The best I've thought of is for Msft to get a phone number that I as a user can text with pictures and optionally a caption. I would register my phone number to my account, and it…

    19 votes
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  20. Have a feature to automatically have all pictures full view

    I write a sway newsletter every week and use a lot of photos. I would love to be able to default to all pictures being full view.

    6 votes
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