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. Power Bi Embedded Capabilities

    Power Bi's service capabilities have changed in a way which will make Sway's existing workflow for embedding dashboards unusable. This is very unfortunate, because Sway provides an excellent venue for quickly and easily sharing dashboards.

    It would be excellent if Sway could add functionality to embed a Power Bi dash using the "Embedded" workflow. Bonus points if you can tie in buttons that can link to the API functionality.

    45 votes
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      1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • stream

      I need to be able to embed an MS Stream video into a sway. Not just the link. The video should play inline.

      9 votes
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      • Add company typefaces/fonts to customize presentations

        Would like the feature to add our company typeface to the the designs, so the presentation is on-brand.

        Currently the presentations look detached because of this.

        18 votes
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        • to be able to embed Sway in an email

          to be able to embed a Sway into an email for distribution via MailChimp or Dotmailer. Even just regular email through Outlook would be better than nothing. I love the tool but nobody clicks on links in emails and I need to maintain my readership!

          90 votes
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            Gathering Feedback  ·  1 comment  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Bring back the charts

            The charts were great for pupils making a presenatation and wanting to show their data. It meant they didn't have to faff with excel and then import their data, it could be done quickly and easily within Sway

            387 votes
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              13 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Thanks for your feedback. We really liked this feature too, but we needed to take it down to do more work on it. As a workaround we currently make a chart somewhere else and include it in the Sway as a screenshot. We know it’s not ideal but we’re working on it. :)

            • to have Google Web Fonts or Adobe TypeKit font support in Sway.

              I'd like to be able to customize the fonts in Sway using free Google Web Fonts, or tie in my Adobe TypeKit subscription to Sway to use for presentations.

              14 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 3D

                As Microsoft is adding 3D viewing in more and more environment:
                Mixed reality Viewer in Windows10, Remix3D in the Web, 3D viewer in OneDrive/Sharepoint, EMbed 3D in Office Document, I was wondering when it will appear in Sway.
                Support for glb/gltf is mandatory as well as fbx, obj and stl

                10 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • see who viewed my sway

                  How come I can see the number of views on my sway but I can't see who the viewers are?

                  10 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Ability to Size the Header Image within the Layouts

                    In most images in Sway you have the option to "showcase" or change the size of the image in general but in the Header Image you cannot. It takes up more space than I want in some cases and I'd like to be able to size it also. Changing the layout does not solve my issue.

                    26 votes
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                      Gathering Feedback  ·  0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • comments

                      We'd like to be able to see each other's edits on our shared work sways. So could they maybe show up in comments boxes (like with track edits) or even just in different colours or fonts so everyone can see who's added or amended the sway? Thanks

                      4 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Share without Link

                        Currently, when you select to share a Sway, the recipient has to open a link for it to show in their Sway "bin".
                        The ask is for any Sways that are shared with edit permission to automatically show up in the other persons Sway page (either directly, or via a "Shared with Me" area, saving the step of having to open a link first.

                        4 votes
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                        • My students are trying to change font size on the Sway app, but it won't allow them to. They only have that feature on the website. Help

                          The Sway app does not seem to have a the feature that allows you to change font size. We found it on the site, but my students are using the app. Please advise.

                          Thank you

                          6 votes
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                          • sharing

                            When sharing is it possible for the person you are sharing with to get an email with the link automatically rather than having to go and send them the link.

                            17 votes
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                            • clickable social media icons

                              I would like to add small social media icons that are clickable, instead of adding text, add pictures & icons that can be connected to a link. Also I would like to adjust the spacing between topics, or add a side panel with information, icons, or whatever marketing content is needed.

                              11 votes
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                              • Have a comment box for a Sway blog

                                Have a comment box for people to comment on when posting a blog using sway

                                19 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • view history

                                  If there was a list of the viewed sways (other people's), it'd be helpful.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Better offline support

                                    Hello,
                                    My suggestion is to improve the offline mode for (at least) presenting without the Internet connection. It could be useful to have the possibility of presenting without Windows 10 app or even without any apps (to export it as flash, for example).

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                                    • Support Photosphere or 360 degrees panoramas

                                      I really, really wish there is support of panoramas in Sway. This should include 360C photos as well as "normal" wide panoramas. Like in Google Photos or Flickr

                                      67 votes
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                                      • Select Thumbnail for Uploaded Video

                                        When uploading a video or selecting it from OneDrive, the video thumbnail appears to automatically generate, and not just from the first frame of the video.

                                        The ability to select a different part of the video to serve as the thumbnail or upload a different picture entirely to serve as the thumbnail would be a great way to make videos look a bit more professional. Some of the videos of people I've uploaded have automatically captured the thumbnail with their face in less-than-desirable frames

                                        71 votes
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                                          Gathering Feedback  ·  1 comment  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Sway view

                                          Are we able to track how many time the sway is viewed, how many unique users view it and maybe it can pick up users' details such as email address?

                                          23 votes
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