Sway

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. Power Bi Embedded Capabilities

    Power Bi's service capabilities have changed in a way which will make Sway's existing workflow for embedding dashboards unusable. This is very unfortunate, because Sway provides an excellent venue for quickly and easily sharing dashboards.

    It would be excellent if Sway could add functionality to embed a Power Bi dash using the "Embedded" workflow. Bonus points if you can tie in buttons that can link to the API functionality.

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    • signature capability

      We use Proposify for company proposals and would like to use this instead. The primary difference is that a client can approve/sign the proposal provided. Is this something we can look toward or is there a workaround?

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      • Sway for Windows 10 Mobile

        Please, develop Sway app for Windows 10 Mobile.

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        • Have a directory of all Sway documents in my organization

          The landing page for Sway today includes the following: Edited, Viewed, Deleted

          I would like an additional category called "My Organization" which lists all of the Sway document that have been created.

          Having one simple location to see all of the organizations Sway documents provides a way to check adoption/usage and also as a reference point for individuals wishing to create a new Sway.

          This 'hub' would also server to promote knowledge sharing and highlight new content.

          5 votes
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          • Different Text Size

            You should be able to change your text size so you can fit everything on a single page.

            73 votes
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            • Archive presentations or add folders

              I would like to be able to archive sways that I am not currently using but may need to refer to in the future or have folders so they can be sorted in to.

              9 votes
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              • sway ownership settings

                sway ownership settings.
                one outlook account of a user can transfer ownership to another account of same user..

                4 votes
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                • sway ownership

                  option of changing ownership of sway from one email id to another..

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                  • Some Ideas that could be useful

                    Sway it is pretty easy to use, and I am not a person too familiar with programming and anything like that, but I have some ideas for you guys,

                    1. Put a Social Networks buttons like Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.
                    2. Put a comment box or feedback to the author
                    3. It would be awesome if we had a little bit more fonts.
                    4. Also more layouts.

                    I would like to congratule you guys I like this app very much and also if something comes to my mind while I work on it I'll be make sure to tell you about…

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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.

                      8 votes
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                      • Had to reapply for Ann account. I lost what I had created

                        I would like to know why I lost what I created and sent out to family. I had to reapply all over again for an account. What happened?

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                        • SWAY - shapes addition,symbols, like arrows...etc colored shapes

                          SWAY - shapes addition,symbols, like arrows...etc colored shapes

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                            • Ability to Customize Heading Text and Position on Page

                              The remix feature is nice but I would like to choose the color for emphasis/general text and also placement on page. It may differ for each page and one size/format style does not work on all pages. The ability for more customization of text would be much appreciated.

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                              • Add Sway service and actions to Microsoft Flow

                                If we have Sway service and actions at Microsoft Flow, it will be able to get any notifications like someone add Sway.
                                It's similar to provide RSS feed on the blog post.

                                7 votes
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                                • Looping Sway

                                  I have read the previous post answers that say you can loop or play a sway automatically if you have office 365 OR are a viewer of the sway

                                  I can find neither of these options.

                                  Can someone please clarify if there is an autoplay/loop option.

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                                  • Retention rates

                                    So one of the first things I noticed when learning how to Sway was the "Tutorials" button at the top menu. While I think Youtube is a great resource for education, I first thought about user retention since clicking this button takes you away from the Sway site.

                                    Would it make more sense to include a tutorial either as an in-browser dialogue box for important features (Insert, cards, design, layout, remix, etc) or after pressing the tutorial mode, this activates a guided teaching call-out mode that directs you to click on features you should know about as a first-time user.

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                                    • Embedding a 5 star rating scale

                                      I would like to be able to add a 5 star rating scale in an iframe. Such as: <iframe src="https://www.powr.io/plugins/star-rating/view?unique_label=73978c0c_1490729238986&external_type=iframe&quot; width="100%" height="600" frameborder="0"></iframe>

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                                      • Links in Sway - option to choose, if they open in new window

                                        When following a link from one Sway to another sway, the linked one always opens in a new window. An option to choose, if a link (sway to sway) should open in a new browser window or should be opened in the same window would be helpful. Otherwise you end up with a lot of open IE windows.
                                        Thanks and regards,
                                        Fritz

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                                        • TO ADD A BACKING TRACK TO SWAY

                                          Be able to add a backing track - from my own song library or stock songs to my SWAY presentation.

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