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. Improved translation from word to sway

    I like to create my sway by first creating a word document and importing it into sway but figuring out how to do this properly has not been well documented or not specific enough.

    Sway will separate my word document into header cards and text cards while the headers are easily defined by using a larger font in word the rest of my document ends up on one giant text card. I would like to specify when one text card ends and another is created because sometimes i would like to add a picture to go with a certain paragraph.

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    • Create slide slide

      Some times there are such a cool pictures posted on MSN web site I would like to created sway from that. I need to provide the photo gallery URL to sway and the sawy should be created

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      • Start Document from OneDrive

        The Start from a Document button only opens a file on my local drive. I'd expect the documents it starts from should be from my OneDrive, since I don't have everything on my OneDrive on my local disk, ever.

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        • Can you add the features to add the caption from make my note extension to Sway

          Can you add the features to add the caption from make my note extension to Sway.

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          • Add text / ... per focus points (multiple focus points)

            This should be possible:

            step 1: Upload an image.
            Step 2: Create multiple focus point in that image
            Step 3: Per focus point you can add text / ...
            that's it! Should be cool!

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            • Description for embed

              Ability to comment/add a description on embedded content

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              • Fotostream

                I would like to use pictures from my fotostream and shares streams on iPhone

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                • Videos

                  when you add your own videos in, it takes hours depending on how long your video is, it would be a good Idea to make it faster.

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                  • Add shapes to Sway

                    Please add standard shapes into Sway like PowerPoint having. Most of ppt slides using arrows, boxes, circles and so on to draw attention, navigation etc.

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                    • to import pictures with GPS data to be shown on bing / google maps, grouped by location.

                      Would be a great feature to present pictures. Think about the Nokia story-teller app.

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                      • lock for editing

                        I am having issues with people viewing the Sway while I am still editing it. This kicks me out of editing and I have no way of seeing who is viewing the document to ask them to exit it.

                        Considering I created this presentation, I don't understand why someone else just viewing it can usurp control of it from me. That should stay with whoever was there first at the very least.

                        I'm not really sure how anyone even found them either. I haven't shared them with anyone yet.

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                          0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          So the behavior you described shouldn’t be happening. If you are editing a Sway, no one should be able to kick you out of it. And if you haven’t shared the Sway, no one should be able to find it. Will you reply to this email to help us understand what is happening better?
                          1 – What happens when you are “kicked out”?
                          2 – How do you know someone is currently viewing the Sway?
                          3 – What are the current share settings of your Sway?

                          Thanks for helping us investigate this bug!

                        • Be able to link between sections of a sway or have a menu system

                          Be able to link between sections of a sway or have a menu system

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                          • I would like a share button to my contacts list in Sway

                            Share with friends:
                            Outlook Contacts
                            - or Just me and button for my contact list in MS Outlook.

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                            • Schriftarten und Farben für den Text noch hinzufügen.

                              Dies kann nur für den Titel und die Überschrift verwendet werden für den Text nicht der ist immer schwarz /weiß.

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                              • Be able to drag and drop pictures from OneNote at present I have to save them and then D&D

                                OneNote is great that I want to then compose into a sway presentation. the visual element is much better that just saving URLs. For me at present dragging pictures from one note does not upload the image to Sway. Saving the file in one note and then dragging onto Sway does ;(

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                                • Insertando imagen si tengo la posibilidad una imagen del portapapeles, aunque no de manera directa, pegando en el texto si. Qusiera lo mejor

                                  Insertando IMAGEN si tengo la posibilidad de pegar imágenes del portapapeles aunque no de manera directa, hay que pegar en el texto para que se cargue. Estaría bien lo mejoraran para que se peguen en el área de imagen y se soporte el pegado en Pila, Presentación. etc.
                                  Ya que trabajo con capturas de pantalla con indicadores insertados. Sería oneroso estar guardando en archivos y luego cargarlas.

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                                  • Design detaillierter Einstellen

                                    Das Design sollte man feiner einstellen können.
                                    zusätzliche Schrift: Arial Narrow
                                    zusätzliche Schrifthintergrundfarben nach Farbcode.

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                                    • more granular layout control

                                      ability to have more control over the layout

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                                        4 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        The Sway team wants to make content groups in Sway work better for you. We’d like to learn from you – whether you use groups in Sway, how you use them, what you like and what you’d like to see changed.
                                         
                                        Please fill out this short survey to help us!
                                        https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=v4j5cvGGr0GRqy180BHbRymE30rVh0BOiw9HRUTVeDVUNkUyQlFYNlJSVUlDWkU1VEwwVklGWU9XWi4u

                                        Also please tell us what types of layouts are you trying to achieve that Sway isn’t allowing you to do yet? Let us know in the comments!

                                        Thanks!

                                      • Give Sway Title without Entering Into Title Box

                                        We have designed a masthead for our Sway newsletter. We don't want a title over it, but still want to give the Sway a title.

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                                        • Make cursor insertion at the end of an existing text segment easier

                                          Make inserting the cursor at the end of an existing text block easier. I have had loads of fun trying to trick Sway and win my attempt to insert the cursor at the end of a text segment. I do travel blogs on my iPhone a lot and often come back to edit. On an iPhone it is tricky to use your finger to insert the cursor because the ap thinks you want to insert a new Sway segment. It can get pretty annoying. The only way to trick Sway is to put your selection cursor up high on the…

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