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. allow section links for a table of contents or a link to a specific section

    We love using Sway for newsletters and more. But here's a suggestion for you, @sway. Allow us to make a link to a section. Then we could refer readers to a specific article. It would be possible to do a clickable TOC, too!

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  2. Create a Sway app for Microsoft Teams

    We have teams that use a variety of Microsoft O365 apps for a single project. For instance, we have a Sway that people can read through to get information on a training course, and a Planner where folks can looks for issues with that material or make suggestions for updating that material in the future. We have started to use Microsoft Teams and we would like to move to using Teams as the go-to collaborative environment for certain projects. In order to make that work, we would need a Sway App that can be installed within Microsoft Teams so a…

    102 votes
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  3. Uploading a Sway to Microsoft Teams

    I'm looking for some direction, I'd like to upload my Sway library to Microsoft Streams, although we share Sways with the organization I'd like to build a full library of them in a central location for everyone to be able to view anytime and open it up for others at our location to be able to share their sway creations as well. Are there directions available on how to upload Sway's to Streams, I've been doing a lot of searching without success

    7 votes
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  4. Presentation mode

    To be able to play/present my sways in full screen mode like you can in PowerPoint.

    26 votes
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  5. No. of Viewers report

    How can I get a view report on my sway? I want to get the entire list of viewers or no. of views about my sway, when someone is opening my sway in web layout and does not have the app installed.
    Please reply.

    2 votes
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  6. 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.

    9 votes
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  7. Share to a List of Individual users

    Share to a list of individuals without typing each one in individually, Users are not int he same Security or DL Groups

    I currently have to add 27 Individuals manually, and only 12 are in a group that I can use so 16 individual entries.

    It would be nice to add the list with the ; separator like when sending email.

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  8. To export sway files into powerpoint files

    That the sway creations can be used in the ppt app

    2 votes
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  9. The ability for the reader of the SWAY to be able to highlight information

    In my class I create SWAY's with articles and audio's I then embed a Form assessment into the SWAY. It would be awesome if my students could highlight information in the articles within the SWAY.
    I know that they can do this in OneNote and I do that right now...but SWAY looks so much better and I love it's layouts, it really matches the SBAC format/look.

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  10. Share a template with students

    Recently, Sway took out the ability to share a Sway template which in turn gave students the ability to duplicate it easily without having to navigate through the ellipses in order to duplicate. This can be difficult for kindergarten and first grade students. Please make it easier for a teacher to share a Sway Template so that each student can get their own editable copy.

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  11. Live Captioning/Subtitling enabled for a Sway Presentation.

    Like PowerPoint and Teams (Soon), Sway should be able to convert Voice to text during a presentation to help those who are audio impaired or viewing videos without sound on the receiving end.

    3 votes
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  12. Have the table of contents as a "card" option as well which could be inserted at the top of a Sway newsletter.

    Maybe just with the text/hyperlink for each header and without the photos to simplify it?

    2 votes
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  13. Could you please add Century Gothic font style pls

    Please, could you include a feature in your analytics to show the people (emails or names) in my organization that view the Sway publication? Thank you. Similar to the one of "Microsoft Form" feature

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  14. 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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  15. analytics

    Analytical data - It seems to currently only record one view if the same office365 account reviews it more than once. It would be great to see unique and previous views of the sway.
    It could also do with a key to explain the results and categories of the data e.g what is defined as a quick glance mean?

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  16. The ability to have more than one owner.

    Sway owners leave the firm and no-one owns the Sway and risks being deleted if ownership is not transferred by IT Dept before the 30 - 60 days it takes the owner to be deleted from Azure AD.

    10 votes
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  17. CONVERT SWAY TO POWER POINT OR VIDEO FROMAT.

    CONVERT TO POWER POINT OR VIDEO FORMAT.

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  18. 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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  19. 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.

    33 votes
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  20. The layout of an exported Sway should be the same as the Sway it was exported from.

    I tried Sway a while ago, but the lack of offline viewing options rendered it useless.
    When I saw that an Export feature had been added, I gave it another go.
    Foolishly, I created a new Sway, rather than trying to export an existing one.
    What a waste of time. Having spent time formatting my Sway to look how I wanted it, I exported it to PDF, but when I viewed the PDF, the layout had changed, so it didn't resemble my Sway.

    49 votes
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