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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  1. backup

    I think it is important to have the choice to backup sways or download their original formate file. Exporting is not enough as you lose formatting. What if a sway(s) is(are) deleted by accident?

    They can't be recovered. This becomes all the more pressing as more content is built in the account.

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  2. To have options for creating folders in Sway

    I suggest Microsoft Sway team to think of an option to create folders and then create or place sways in it.

    So that I can have all the sways related to one activity in one folder and also searching becomes easy.

    Moreover, the dashboard looks clutter free.

    15 votes
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  3. 1 vote
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  4. Visual Link in Texts

    We would like the option to copy and paste a visual link through text as well as email. Currently, all that pastes is plain text and that is not ideal for sending a Sway to clients who prefer to communicate through text rather than email.

    3 votes
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  5. Additional card options

    It would be good to see continued development of card types for additional media. There are only the Heading 1, Heading 2, and Text cards, but a third Heading card might be useful, or perhaps the idea of subtext cards that could be laid on top of other text cards (for placing footnotes, links to resources, or other additional information. It could even be useful to think of cards specifically dedicated to columns (up to 3 on a whole text card perhaps) which could be deliberately dragged and adjusted for width (similar to the comparison card slider). Other kinds of…

    3 votes
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  6. Customization of SWAY analytics report

    I want to customize the analytics report that is been generated on Sway. Like can I show it in chart view, User Location, Who is viewing, edit other options that I don't want to show out here.

    11 votes
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  7. embed any website

    yeah I just want to embed a site , for example on this morbidity and mortality conference I'd rather put a guideline i could actively scroll to on the website than a boring pdf ..just would be cool!

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  8. Title

    Hi guys. Just a bit of feedback on the titles -
    The Sway title from the first slide is not necessary the name you want to call the Sway in your personal library / Home page.
    Also, if your typical title slide for whatever reason is just a photo, you end up having a number of Untitled Sways in your library.
    It would be good to have Rename option included in Settings, where the library title would be independent of the slide contents.

    1 vote
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  9. Déplacer les sway sur un autre compte ou espace de stockage mobile

    Pouvoir sauvegarder le fichier sway sur un disque dur ou une cle usb.
    La possibilité de déplacer le sway sur un autre compte office 365.

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  10. eDiscovery & Administrative Management of Sways

    https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Sway/eDiscovery-amp-Administrative-Management-of-Sways/m-p/288723#M281

    Today:
    •Sway activities are available in the Audit Log of the S&C
    •Sways are held in a blob storage in Azure, so are not stored in Exchange or SharePoint
    •Because Sways are not in the purview of Exchange or SharePoint, you cannot place them on eDiscovery holds or capture them in content searches
    •No PowerShell module exists that can manage Sways from a tenant admin perspective, like Whiteboard.
    •Additionally, because they are not stored in Exchange or SharePoint, and there is not a PowerShell module, you cannot transfer ownership of a Sway(s) to another user.

    What we need:
    1.…

    20 votes
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  11. 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.

    10 votes
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  12. Please add different kinds of bullets such as the disc, square etc. Thanks

    Sway users should be given a number of bullets to choose from such as the disc,square etc and not just one. Thanks

    4 votes
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  13. Enable editing of Sway on Android via an app

    Until we can edit and update our Sway on the go and anywhere than this will not be perfect. It would be ideal to take a snap on our camera phone and instantly upload it to Sway for editing. I use my phone more than a laptop/ computer to work so having a Sway app would turn this into a much more user friendly concept

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  14. Use Sway to create a knowledge base

    I would like to use sway to create my articles in my knowledge base. To make this work I would need SharePoint libraries to accept sway documents as a standard type. This would allow metadata tags for categories and also full text search capabilities.

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  15. print embedded content

    Allow for embedded content to be rendered and printed (Power BI visuals, Excel docs, etc.)

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  16. Analytics for media content engagement

    It would be great if Analytics showed how much users engaged with media that is embedded in a Sway (e.g. average time viewing/listening, etc.). I am using it for student podcast/video hosting and this data would be useful for discussion.

    5 votes
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  17. Using Office 365 Distribution lists

    Our tenancy uses a lot of automated distribution lists rather than o365 groups, we use these throughout the O365 toolkit but are unable to use these in sway for limiting the audience. Enabling Sway to talk to these groups will greatly increase the flexibility of the tool

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  18. Add Cambria font

    I want to make great looking presentations but I need to use our organisations font: Cambria.

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  19. 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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