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.

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!

I would like...

You've used all your votes and won't be able to post a new idea, but you can still search and comment on existing ideas.

There are two ways to get more votes:

  • When an admin closes an idea you've voted on, you'll get your votes back from that idea.
  • You can remove your votes from an open idea you support.
  • To see ideas you have already voted on, select the "My feedback" filter and select "My open ideas".
(thinking…)

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

If a similar idea already exists, you can support and comment on it.

If it doesn't exist, you can post your idea so others can support it.

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. Picture zoom

    i can´t zoom a picture in a sway. (Tablet)

    9 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    Check!
    (thinking…)
    Reset
    or sign in with
    • facebook
    • google
      Password icon
      Signed in as (Sign out)
      You have left! (?) (thinking…)
      6 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Integration of Wikipedia (Commons)

      Add Wikipedia and its sister projects (especially Commons for images and videos) as a media resource.

      Moreover, this idea would go well together with support for an 'attribution page': http://sway.uservoice.com/forums/264674-sway-suggestion-box/suggestions/6543894-attribution-page-at-end-of-the-sway

      7 votes
      Vote
      Sign in
      Check!
      (thinking…)
      Reset
      or sign in with
      • facebook
      • google
        Password icon
        Signed in as (Sign out)
        You have left! (?) (thinking…)
        0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        We now pull Wikipedia articles into our suggested content in the Insert pane. Thanks for the feedback you’ve provided, and let us know if there’s anything else you’d like to see us do here by leaving a comment. :)

      • Pen or Stylus support

        Is pen support added? I am thinking at Surface users like me :-)

        14 votes
        Vote
        Sign in
        Check!
        (thinking…)
        Reset
        or sign in with
        • facebook
        • google
          Password icon
          Signed in as (Sign out)
          You have left! (?) (thinking…)
          0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Preview animations while creating or editing Sway

          It'd be really nice if there were a way to see what the animations were going to look like without going into the full preview view (which you'd have to leave if you want to change the animations). It'd just be nice for exploring the different layouts quickly.

          1 vote
          Vote
          Sign in
          Check!
          (thinking…)
          Reset
          or sign in with
          • facebook
          • google
            Password icon
            Signed in as (Sign out)
            You have left! (?) (thinking…)
            0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Text cards should be displayed separately when viewing/consuming a Sway (in "landscape")

            I think that if each "Text" represents an idea, they should to presented one at a time (like an slide in powerpoint...)

            1 vote
            Vote
            Sign in
            Check!
            (thinking…)
            Reset
            or sign in with
            • facebook
            • google
              Password icon
              Signed in as (Sign out)
              You have left! (?) (thinking…)
              0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Comic Book Style

              I would really like a style that would make my Sway look similar to a comic book. For example, making content boxed and changing the saturation of photos to make the color pop, including speech bubbles as a layout option for text, animations that mimic turning pages.

              32 votes
              Vote
              Sign in
              Check!
              (thinking…)
              Reset
              or sign in with
              • facebook
              • google
                Password icon
                Signed in as (Sign out)
                You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 500px in Add Content pane

                It will be great if you could integrate services like 500px.com and Flickr.om it is a great oppt to get all the photographers to create on Sway

                7 votes
                Vote
                Sign in
                Check!
                (thinking…)
                Reset
                or sign in with
                • facebook
                • google
                  Password icon
                  Signed in as (Sign out)
                  You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                  1 comment  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Record a object transition

                  And also when inserting an object I want to be able to modify its position using the mouse and a record button which function like a position recorder of an object

                  2 votes
                  Vote
                  Sign in
                  Check!
                  (thinking…)
                  Reset
                  or sign in with
                  • facebook
                  • google
                    Password icon
                    Signed in as (Sign out)
                    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                    2 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Thanks for the suggestion! What are you trying to do with this type of recording? Are you looking to enhance animations or to try and illustrate a point or a concept? If you share your specific scenario with us, it’ll help us better understand your request. Please let us know in the comments!

                  • Let the input be easier

                    The idea I made of Sway was an I/O software... And I discovered a wonderful output generator... Please let me include content "à la volée" : Let me write or copy text quickly, add photos or videos for further layouts or adjustings... If possible :) Otherwise I will keep my OneNote nearby ;)

                    1 vote
                    Vote
                    Sign in
                    Check!
                    (thinking…)
                    Reset
                    or sign in with
                    • facebook
                    • google
                      Password icon
                      Signed in as (Sign out)
                      You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                      0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Accordion Tabs

                      Accordion 3-tabs that allow you to create content that you can highlight based on selections.

                      7 votes
                      Vote
                      Sign in
                      Check!
                      (thinking…)
                      Reset
                      or sign in with
                      • facebook
                      • google
                        Password icon
                        Signed in as (Sign out)
                        You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                        Gathering Feedback  ·  2 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Integration with PhotoSynth

                        I like also the possiblity to add a photosynth.

                        28 votes
                        Vote
                        Sign in
                        Check!
                        (thinking…)
                        Reset
                        or sign in with
                        • facebook
                        • google
                          Password icon
                          Signed in as (Sign out)
                          You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                          2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow the redirection by frame

                          I want use a sway to present a project and so, i'd have the permission to make a redirection by frame from my domain (i use 1&1)

                          4 votes
                          Vote
                          Sign in
                          Check!
                          (thinking…)
                          Reset
                          or sign in with
                          • facebook
                          • google
                            Password icon
                            Signed in as (Sign out)
                            You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Live-updating Sways

                            ... to edit sway, while it is shown on another device. This would be useful if sway is used as an infoscreen eg in Lobby. I want to insert actual information while someone watch at it somewhere else in the network. Best way: an automatic insert at a certain place (for rss-feeds for example)

                            13 votes
                            Vote
                            Sign in
                            Check!
                            (thinking…)
                            Reset
                            or sign in with
                            • facebook
                            • google
                              Password icon
                              Signed in as (Sign out)
                              You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                              2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Navigating a Sway in new ways

                              the opportunity to move the presentation already either vertical, horizontal or in any way imaginable so it looks more cool and more impressive

                              4 votes
                              Vote
                              Sign in
                              Check!
                              (thinking…)
                              Reset
                              or sign in with
                              • facebook
                              • google
                                Password icon
                                Signed in as (Sign out)
                                You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Draw Shapes

                                I'd like to be able to draw shapes (boxes, circles, freeform, etc.) and be able to modify the properties of the shape (line color and type/weight, fill, transparency), just like in PPT.

                                31 votes
                                Vote
                                Sign in
                                Check!
                                (thinking…)
                                Reset
                                or sign in with
                                • facebook
                                • google
                                  Password icon
                                  Signed in as (Sign out)
                                  You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                  Gathering Feedback  ·  1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Provide sway applets for "graduated" infographic display.

                                  Provide applets that are themselves interactive for "stepping" through data to show sequences, evolution, or progression of a data series or relationship.

                                  Instead of "changing a page" you are going to the next iteration of the infographic display.

                                  21 votes
                                  Vote
                                  Sign in
                                  Check!
                                  (thinking…)
                                  Reset
                                  or sign in with
                                  • facebook
                                  • google
                                    Password icon
                                    Signed in as (Sign out)
                                    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                    Gathering Feedback  ·  2 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Storyline synced with view mode while scrolling

                                    When finding a place that needs adjustment, it would be nice if going back to the Storyline meant already at the right place to edit.

                                    3 votes
                                    Vote
                                    Sign in
                                    Check!
                                    (thinking…)
                                    Reset
                                    or sign in with
                                    • facebook
                                    • google
                                      Password icon
                                      Signed in as (Sign out)
                                      You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                      0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Instagram in Media pane

                                      There's OneDrive, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for sources in the media pane. I would also really like to be able to add pictures from Instagram! Maybe my own instagram account as well as being able to search for what people are hashtagging there.

                                      26 votes
                                      Vote
                                      Sign in
                                      Check!
                                      (thinking…)
                                      Reset
                                      or sign in with
                                      • facebook
                                      • google
                                        Password icon
                                        Signed in as (Sign out)
                                        You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                        2 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • 23 votes
                                        Vote
                                        Sign in
                                        Check!
                                        (thinking…)
                                        Reset
                                        or sign in with
                                        • facebook
                                        • google
                                          Password icon
                                          Signed in as (Sign out)
                                          You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                          Gathering Feedback  ·  2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • 4 votes
                                          Vote
                                          Sign in
                                          Check!
                                          (thinking…)
                                          Reset
                                          or sign in with
                                          • facebook
                                          • google
                                            Password icon
                                            Signed in as (Sign out)
                                            You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                            0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                          • Don't see your idea?

                                          Feedback and Knowledge Base