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.

How it works
• Create a user account if you want to add a new suggestion or vote on existing suggestions.
• Select one of the feedback forums listed.
• Check out the ideas others have suggested and vote on your favorites.
• Search for your suggestion and if you can’t find something similar, you can submit your own.
• Keep suggestions focused on a single idea per post and limited to 25 words or less.
• When you post an idea to our forum, others will be able to subscribe to it and make comments.

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Sway for iPad & iPhone (iOS)
Do you use Sway’s iOS app? We’d love to hear your feedback on the Sway for iPad & iPhone page.

Need technical support? Please visit the Microsoft Community or the Office Support site.

Thanks for joining our community and helping improve Sway!

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  1. Improve 'Invite' feature

    When sharing a Sway with specific people, email addresses are requested but no notification is sent to those email recipients to let them know that the Sway has been shared. This is contra to how specific sharing from OneDrive/SharePoint works leading our users to believe they have shared Sways when, in fact, the recipient has no knowledge of the fact that they have been granted access. To improve, please generate an email to email addresses specified (like the one that comes from sharing files from OneDrive) CC'd to the owner(s) letting them know that the Sway has been shared. Also,…

    73 votes
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  2. Set photo as background image for entire Sway

    It would be great if the user could set a custom background (e.g. a photo or color) which is always shown as the background. Text and other content in a Sway would appear in front of this background.

    72 votes
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    Gathering Feedback  ·  1 comment  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Insert a live twitter hashtag or feed

    I would like to be able to insert a twitter field, which I can set to a specific #hashtag, which would then show the e.g. newest 1-3 tweets.

    71 votes
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  4. Download Sway as a Flash file

    sway should be able to be downloaded as a flash file to play arround and share.

    68 votes
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  5. I would like sway to be embed into email for marketing use. This programme has so much it could offer.

    A way to embed or copy the HTML of the sway so I can use it for marketing newsletters. even copying the HTML for use with Dotmailer etc would be amazing.

    66 votes
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  6. Template Sways

    or edit examples like the "Sways we love" to learn how other Sways use the Sway tools.
    Maybe this could be realized through a tutorial.

    66 votes
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  7. Embed an Office 365 Sway into SharePoint Online

    Right now in Office 365 there is no embed code option for a Sway created in Office 365 (unlike the commercial version where you have embed code). This prevents the easy use case of embedding an Office 365 Sway in SharePoint Online. This is a popular use case for departments to easily create interactive Sways and then have them inline with other content on their department sites in SharePoint Online.

    65 votes
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  8. integrate a local anchor

    Add an local anchor to swap somes pages who we don't want to read. for exemple like in the office word's summary. Click on the link and it bring you to the page that you want

    64 votes
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  9. Photobooks

    A photo book is still an amazing way to capture memories and particularly the older generation appreciates it very much....I wonder if the AI/machine learning of Sway could help creating such a book out of an existing sway and move it to respective printing companies for the finishing touches.....such a feature could get printing companies to endorse SWAY and/or build add-ons in the future....

    62 votes
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  10. 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

    61 votes
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  11. No limit to the number of images or pictures

    I was thinking of having a sway for each year with sections in each for the different months. Each section then will have my personal photos and videos and comments for that month as part of my memories collection. I had created one with the photos from my one drive. However, there seems to be a limit in the number of images one can have in a sway. Is it possible not to have this limitation?

    59 votes
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    13 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    As we continue to improve our performance, we will work on raising the limit of images you can have in your Sway.

    Has anyone else reached the maximum image limit? If so, let us know in the comments what you were trying to use Sway to make and why you needed that many pictures.

  12. 59 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. VISUAL LINK

    How can I choose what image displays in my visual link? When I sent out my first newsletter it displayed the background from my first heading which I liked. Now it is displaying a generic image, and not my first heading image.

    59 votes
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  14. 59 votes
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  15. Sway Integrated Into SharePoint Publishing for Curation

    Integration features into SharePoint Publishing to allow content curation of SharePoint content utilizing Content Search. SharePoint currently allows you to publishing pages, but not curate content. It would be nice if you have a portal hosted in SharePoint to use Sway features to use Content Search to discover content within your portal to use in creating a narrative.

    58 votes
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  16. Tableau embeds??

    I can't wait until you add Tableau Public as an embeddable function in Sway. I'm a news producer in New Orleans and I have begun using Sway for interactive news graphics. I also use Tableau for a wide range of graphics... so the sooner I can directly embed a Tableau dashboard in a Sway, the better. :)

    57 votes
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  17. Attribution at end of Sway (bibliography, works cited, etc.)

    If we can pull in content from other areas with a sway would it be possible to have an attribution page at the end of the Sway giving credit to the pulled content source?
    Can you pull in a series of blog posts via a RSS feed or maybe podcast and/or YouTube feeds? Seeing many possibilities for educational use.

    54 votes
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  18. Blogger and wordpress post and share

    I would like if I could share my sways immediately to my wordpress and blogger blogs with a button and not by copying and pasting the embed code

    53 votes
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    Wordpress now lets you embed Sways, content from Docs.com, and Mixes! If you have a blog on WordPress.com, you can paste a link to any of these three types of content and WordPress will automatically represent the link as an embed. Keep voting for this idea if you would like to see more integration on the Sway-side.

  19. Option to hide cookie notifications!

    I use Sway daily and the cookie notification makes it unable to use on mobile phone for my costumers, since the notification can't be hidden. This also looks bad on presentations. Would be great if it could be fixed quickly. Thanks

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  20. Improved Cut, Copy, and Paste

    Need robust paste from most common apps, e.g. when I paste from Office apps, I loose all formatting.

    51 votes
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