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Welcome to Sway’s Suggestion Box!

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 regularly review the ideas and incorporate them into product planning discussions. We will read all suggestions and respond to every suggestion that gets at least 20 votes. We may also merge and rename suggestions for clarity.

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  1. 9 votes
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    • background music feature to be added to my sway

      background music feature to be added to my sway

      32 votes
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      • 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.

        9 votes
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        • The fullscreen button loads an empty page with Edge 40.15063.0.0

          When clicking the fullscreen button in Edge 40.15063.0.0 (Windows 10) then the screen stays black.

          It was working before, and still works with Chrome and Firefox.

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          • I want to add background music to sway. I guess it's not possibile right now.

            I want to add background music to sway. I guess it's not possibile right now.

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            • Depth effect for images in Heading

              Please add depth effect for images in Heading card when animation is set to off. just like the Fluent Design System.

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              • The play button doesn't work properly for videos (Edge mobile)

                The play button doesn't work properly for videos (Edge mobile): it's really difficult to start the video.

                Works with all other browsers.

                See attached files.

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                • 2 votes
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                  • Sway Apps should added more Features !

                    Hello Microsoft Sway Team,
                    I am using my sway from their web Apps, viewer's counts aren't aviable using from web apps. I prefer add more features concerning viewers counts/stats such as daily/monthly as well as region wise viewer's count.
                    I hope the issues will be resolve ASAP.
                    Thank You.

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                    • Have an editable table of contents.

                      The table of contents does not show enough information to truly help with navigating larger sways. The table of contents should show the fulling heading, rather than just a preview of it.

                      3 votes
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                      • Display caption ON images when hovered over with mouse.

                        I am referring to caption on images when they are grouped.
                        Depending on the Group type, the captions either appear as one line (not fully) at the bottom in Gallery, or does not appear at all (unless clicked at the little icon) on the image in Slideshow.

                        I like that the captions are located ON the images, making my Sway looks less clustered. But it would be great to have them display automatically when hovered so viewers would not miss the additional information that we would like to convey.

                        *I am using Sway to develop personal resume, hence the request…

                        5 votes
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                        • I would like to be able to change the html.

                          I would like to be able to change the html and change the look of everything in the sway but still be able to have people view it.

                          25 votes
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                          • Full Slide Show Presentation Mode

                            Hey! I love how Sway has a presentation mode, but since the browser heading and the taskbar still shows, people still think it's not quite right. Can we have a slideshow/presentation mode that shows nothing but the Sway?

                            2 votes
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                            • 1 vote
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                              • to be able to play music in the background of your presentation or part of it

                                You should be able to have it in the background instead of just a audio card. It would make sway better in my opinion

                                16 votes
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                                • A video timeline presentation

                                  It would be great to have a way to create a video that you could press play on that would go through the presentation along the timeline. For example, take "The Universe" featured sway and start out with the picture of the people looking at the stars. The videos zooms into the stars (with perhaps some sort of ambient or background music playing) and then starts displaying the text information from the presentation. Basically a way of moving through the timeline by video that someone could just hit play on in a presentation mode.

                                  4 votes
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                                  • Initial Comparison Slider Position

                                    I have noticed that when creating a comparison card, the slider is initially located about 66% to the right on the card. This should be a customizable setting where the creator can decide where the comparison slider initially rests on top of the images. On the Sway I am currently working on, the slider bar is in an awkward location, and it makes it hard to even see that it IS an interactable card. Most people would think it was a just a picture with a line in the middle. Even if there was just a 3 selection option like…

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                                    • footnotes

                                      Using Sway to cite sources is important. Being able to credit the source is even more important. Please add footnotes.

                                      6 votes
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                                      • Gif to play with Style 1 designs

                                        I would like Gifs to play with the Style 1 row of the designs. They work perfectly with every other style, but only appear as an image with Style 1 variations.

                                        18 votes
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                                        • Drag and drop images in a header or slideshow

                                          After importing all photo's you'll need in your sway, it would make it easy to use these photos in slideshows and headers. Without going back to my photos library.

                                          3 votes
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