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. Card Sorter for Sway

    Sway has some features that make the end product very engaging for the intended audience. However, because your scrollbar shrinks as your Sway grows, it's difficult to rearrange cards. I would like to see a feature similar to the Slide Sorter in PowerPoint that would make it simpler and quicker to sort or rearrange slides.

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      0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • More flexibilty

      Sway is a great product but it is VERY restricted.
      We need the ability to add background colour, resize images or text and move items around freely. If you add these features, Sway will be without a doubt the best presenting program available.

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        0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • sway ownership

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

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        • to be able to purge the view count periodically, or be able to break down views into, for example, views this week.

          So if I update something I can see how many people have viewed it since I've updated it, without having to actually write down the number and do maths each time! I know I could duplicate the Sway, but unless I can file them (administratively, for me) it will just clutter up my view unnecessarily.

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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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            • 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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              • 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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                • add video comments to a Sway

                  I work with deaf students and need the ability to add video comments (in sign language) to provide feedback to their online work (including Word etc). Is this ever going to be a possibility like it is in Google Docs by using Kaizena add-on??

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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.

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                    • to complain about an incident

                      I just opened my sway and noticed that all of my work was deleted and now I can't go back and I now I have to start over.

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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.

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                        • to be able to embed Sway in an email

                          to be able to embed a Sway into an email for distribution via MailChimp or Dotmailer. Even just regular email through Outlook would be better than nothing. I love the tool but nobody clicks on links in emails and I need to maintain my readership!

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                          • 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?

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                            • 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.

                              38 votes
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                              • Allow viewers to identify the owner of a Sway

                                When a Sway view link is shared we need the ability for viewers to identify the owner of the Sway. This is especially important since sways can be duplicated and re-shared. It is also important to ensure that if we find an out of date Sway that is made broadly available to our company we can identify the owner for updates.

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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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                                    • E-Commerce Features Sway Strongly Needed !

                                      Sway Team should be at least simple E-commerce/Online Shopping features sway so that we can create simple online classified/shop on sway.

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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 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.

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