Sway Suggestion Box

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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.

In addition to the Sway Suggestion Box, we have…
Show us your Sway
Have you created a Sway that you think is awesome? Then share it with others by posting a link to it in our Show us your Sway page. We might even feature it on www.sway.com.

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. Dynamically update images

    We update and present a report weekly, which also has several images as part of the presentation.

    These images also change on the server (are over-written) but if we do this, the linked images do not update. Is there a way to dynamically/automatically update this content, the same way an embedded spreadsheet or word doc would update?

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  2. Color setting for hyperlinks

    Allow easy color setting for hyperlinks done throughout a Sway to align with company design guide. In face the entire Company design setup is urgently missing

    2 votes
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  3. 1 vote
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  4. 1 vote
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  5. Fix Error message on links in sways since 05.09.2020

    Fix Error message on links in sways since 05.09.2020

    https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/sway/error-message-on-links-in-sways-since-05-09-2020/m-p/1377647

    since yesterday, when a user klick on a link in may sways like
    https://sway.office.com/2NknZy0hB1m5lHK3?ref=Link

    he gets an error message:

    "You’re about to be redirected off sway.office.com to a webpage that may not be secure. Continue?"

    Even with links to microsoft forms!
    Please repair that false alert!
    Your's sincerely, Stefan

    11 votes
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  6. A mobile sway app

    Please a mobile app

    1 vote
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  7. sharing

    i would like a way to find sways that are shared with you inside the app SWAY

    1 vote
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  8. To download Sway powerpoint

    I would like for people to download the sway powerpoint

    1 vote
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  9. more designs

    Please, please add more designs. Sway would be so much better than Power Point or Prezi if only there were more design choices.

    3 votes
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  10. 1 vote
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  11. PWAs dos apps do Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    PWAs dos apps do Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    PWAs dos apps do Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    Uma sugestão: Os apps do office online (office.com) poderiam se instalar sozinhos como PWA. Por exemplo: Word Online seria PWA do office.com/launch/word?ui, PowerPoint seria do office.com/launch/powerpoint?ui e assim com o Excel.

    Também poderiam dar repaginada naquela aba arquivo do Office Online. pois tem um visual feio e antigo, na minha opinião está fora dos padrões do fluent design.

    Assim o Office ficaria bem melhor.

    Porque ainda deixam aquele visual de win8/office 2016 em alguns produtos do Office como Sway e OneNote?

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  12. 1 vote
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  13. share externally with specific email

    Please allow external sharing permission with only select emails.

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  14. Why sawy not for android?

    I am unhappy that we can't edit a sway on an android phone. It isn't easy to be on the laptop and almost al the mobile companies use android os

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  15. to keep the format of a "Copied" Sway and just change the photos

    I already have a format that I like and "editing" (via a Duplicate Sway or Saved Template) will still mean that I need to change the photo, change the "Focus point" and delete the previous Image card.

    Is there any way to just change the photo and keep the formats?

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  16. 1 vote
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  17. Allow to further customize each cards look based on the Style selected

    Allow to further customize each cards look based on the Style selected.

    Sometimes you want a card or a group of cards to slightly stand out from the rest. There should be sub-styles that each card or group of cards can be modified to for this purpose, but still adhering to the overall style selected.

    3 votes
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  18. multilingual

    Sway to be available in Multilingual mode like Forms and Forms pro
    I would like to have the possibility to give several languages options in the same Sway so readers can choose the language they want the sway in.
    I would like to have the choice between :
    Providing myself the texts in all languages
    Have sway translate my original text

    5 votes
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  19. *.Padlet.ORG whitelist request for University

    Here at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia, we use the Padlet tool in our Learning and Teaching tool mix.

    In the last year, Padlet.com changed their business model from allowing multiple free 'Padlets' to only 3, resulting in schools and universities such as ourselves needing to procure "Institutional" licenses for Padlet - this was no problem, and also allowed us to have a custom subdomain in the *.padlet.ORG space.

    Free-account Padlets (Padlet.COM) embed with no issues in Microsoft Sway. *.Padlet.ORG, however, DO NOT EMBED.

    error:

    "Sorry, we do not currently support this site. Please look at the more…

    12 votes
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  20. Podcast or audio file as timeline

    I love the concept of sway and how its created. so i got an idea to create a podcast and to add visuals in the audio timeline to my podcast........
    Wrong i can't........see attachment
    please make this possible,
    regards Alex Trebus

    3 votes
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