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. Remove the need to sign-in to Sway when it is embedded into a SharePoint Online site

    Remove the need to sign-in to Sway when it is embedded into a SharePoint Online site

    109 votes
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      3 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  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 →
      • 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.

        32 votes
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          Gathering Feedback  ·  0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  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 →
          • To be able to link within a Sway.

            The ability to link within a Sway. So for example you could create a page with links to spots within the Sway, like either a table of contents. This will allow more flexibility for navigating through a Sway. Besides ease of navigation to go to a particular spot, this will also allow reinforcing conceptual schemata if that is relevant to the topic being presented.

            83 votes
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              2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Thanks for this suggestion! Yes, there are definitely topics that could use a navigation that is custom to that subject matter. If you have any more information about scenarios that you’d use this for, please post some comments with more information.

              It’s helpful for us to know how this would be used. For example, do people want a hamburger menu with custom navigation that includes stuff like (Contact Us, Donate Now)? Or do you want to be able to have references within your text that allow you to jump to another section?

              Thanks again.

            • 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.

              60 votes
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                Gathering Feedback  ·  2 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • change font colors

                Our school has adopted the use of Sway on a large scale. One issue, however, that we have is that the ability to change font color and size is very limited. As a teacher we would like to make one word a different color than the sentence, for example, so that we could highlight that word, such as a vocabulary term. Thanks for your consideration.

                77 votes
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                  Gathering Feedback  ·  0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  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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                  • Change the autoplay time for each individual card rather than one time for all cards text can take longer than titles.

                    Having one time for autoplay for all cards makes reading the title for 20 seconds boring for our users but then reading large text for 20 seconds makes it difficult. Being able to set the time for a title to 5 seconds but a text card for 30 would be advantageous.

                    31 votes
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                      Gathering Feedback  ·  1 comment  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Currently, Autoplay only exists for the entire Sway and you cannot set it on individual cards. I suggest that you add this feature

                      Currently, Autoplay only exists for the entire Sway and you cannot set it on individual cards. I suggest that you add this feature

                      21 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • The ability to fine tune layouts, designs, typography, colors, and themes and more

                        Having the ability to be picky with the layout, designs,etc. as we have with PowerPoint would be awesome. Sway provides fantastic transitions and layouts that would suffice the general user, but having the power to modify specific details would be a game changer. The other idea would be the ability to export and download with compatibility with presentation software would be beneficial to a broad audience. Also have an option that the Sway can autoplay!

                        391 votes
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                          7 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • SEARCH sway

                          We'll have a lot of Sway so we need search 1 of them but at this time, I haven't seen any search bar at home page.

                          Can we create a search bar at home page?

                          16 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  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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                              0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • 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.

                              15 votes
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                              • Classify and organize My Sways

                                When writing many Sways a better classification or organization of your Sways would be interesting. Tags or categories or folder like feature on "My Sways" page would be very helpful.

                                12 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 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.

                                  20 votes
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                                  • locked down kiosk mode

                                    We have a client who would like to use sway with a public facing large (65") touchscreen. They want visitors to be able to interact with the content, particularly images and forms but not be able to change the Sway or break out of the Sway. -Similar to the Kiosk mode in PowerPoint. They like the idea that they can update the content remotely as required.

                                    7 votes
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                                    • To be able to inset my sway as an email body, that would be awesome.

                                      I would prefer to send my SWay as the email body, this way it would look inviting, atractive, rather than a plane link telling you to open extra windows.

                                      22 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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                                          0 comments  ·  Sway forum or site feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • More variety in font sizes

                                          In using sway in my classroom, I have had students complain that the font is too small to read when using my projector. Having the ability to have a wider variety of font sizes would be very welcome. Maybe similar to word where I can select 12 pt. font size if I want or 24 pt. font size if needed.

                                          18 votes
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