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. 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

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    • Ribbon UI & UX for Microsoft Sway.

      Ribbon is a great UI with lead to great UX why do not use it?

      especially when our muscle brain remembers office UI better and removes the needs to learn a new interface.

      Moreover, more features can be added with ribbon UI and are easier to discover with the new simple Ribbon UI

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      • Enable the same sharing options as in Forms

        Would be good to have some standard across the products instead of having different options for each tool, especially as Forms and Sway are quite similar in some ways. This would definitely help increase the user experience across the O365 platform.

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        • 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.

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          • Sway in a Sway slow to load

            I have created a Sway in a sway however when scrolling through the Sway when we get to the point of the embedded Sway showing it takes some time to load. I would expect this to be a smooth transition without having a delay which reduces the impact of the message in the presentation. Surely the embedded sway would be aware that it is included and be visible at the same time as the rest of the Sway content.

            It also did not work well with my autoplay setting as I had to reduce this to allow for the Sway…

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            • Stream groups supported for embedded play

              Microsoft Stream is a pretty good product and a good way to control and share video. But if I allow one of my colleagues access to a video on Stream they still can't embed it into one of their Sway.

              When I embed the video into a Sway I can play it inline.

              When they embed the same code into a Sway it asks them to click to view and opens another tab to view the video. Less then ideal for big teams.

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              • Grade Proof

                1. add an add-ons function
                2.add add add-on to the function
                3.Let grade proof be on the add add-on list
                now that would be cool

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                • Rainbow

                  Wouldn't it be cool that once you're done typing everything (and if you wanted to) you could like somehow Rainbowfy your text and then it'll look like you used multiple colors on your text I'm just saying.

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                  • Sway text bug

                    I am giving up on Sway due to a problem with text formatting on photo labels and text boxes. For the past couple days my text is entered from the right and scrolls to the left. It ends up looking like the attached sample. I suspect there's a bug in the coding. I am guessing you have given up on Sway. You are wasting my time. I must now redo the project with Adobe Spark Page.

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                    • Numbered items should carry from card to card

                      The text editor on a card is kludgy, buggy, and weird if you add bullets, so it's easier to put one bulleted entry per card if you want to created a bulleted list.

                      This trick doesn't work as well with numbered lists. Each new card starts its list at one. If there are multiple numbered card entries in a row, the numbers should carry on from the previous.

                      Alternatively, you could fix the text editor for cards so that it handles bullets correctly.

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                      • 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…

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                        • to view who has read my sway

                          Today you can see the total views the amount of time spent which is helpful but given that I'm sending this internally it would be great to know who is reading it. Can you provide a list of viewers?

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                          • Text to Speech

                            I would love a text to speech feature, like the one that exists in Microsoft Word. I intend to use Sway for online course lectures, and text-to-speech would help make the presentations more accessible for visually impaired students.

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                            • to access a shareable view link after being granted edit permissions on a sway

                              Currently I can only get an embed code or a visual share link

                              10 votes
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                              • share as a template

                                To be able to share as a template or share to collaboration like you can in Forms please.

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                                • to put swf games on my sway

                                  i would like to create a game website put i cant upload the file here is an file exsample

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                                  • hints

                                    To be able to create text cards with hints (just like the Create from Topic cards) would be of great use to teachers.

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                                    • automatically start sway shared presentation

                                      When you share a Sway it does not going into view mode, but edit mode with editing turned off. I just want to share a SWAY, opens into the presentation without the person I'm sharing with having to start it manually.

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                                      • Integrating some of the innovation used by Visme in Sway

                                        If you have not heard of visme, take a look at visme.co I was part of one of your 3 day focus groups in Redmond a couple of years back. I had a great time with your Dev team members. I'm happy to see you implemented printing, but also find the visme template tools very easy to create dynamic presentations and documentation. Take a look. I look forward to hearing your thoughts! Lou Kalis - La Crosse Public Library - I.T. Manager

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                                        • Allow sharing with Office 365 Groups

                                          Although the sway connector is not available under teams, we could more easily use workarounds if the share option allowed sharing with team group (Office 365 group).
                                          Please could you make this functionality available ?

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