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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. Be able to switch over to using Sway myself - especially for

    I would like to switch over to using Sway myself - especially for producing content/slides for other people - it would really help to make better slides and provide recorded info for the details. For the time being though, most people use ppt slides. Until I can get folks to switch, I'd like to use both.

    Will there be an option to map the cards into a standard ppt template for export and download?

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    • embed sway in onenote (desktop)

      The ability to embed sways into the OneNote desktop version as well as the app.

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      • Ruled Lines Notebook Page Layout (For Typing Notes)

        A Sway page layout with ruled lines similar to a notebook for users to be able to type in, or write in with a handwriting option-either with your finger or a stylus!

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        • Templates

          An option for ALL users of Sway, (not just Office 365 users) to integrate interactive CSV formatting to display tabular data for spreadsheet tables and database info. Now, I'm not suggesting implementing the full on Excel program into Sway, but MINIMALLY give users the ability to create tables within the Sway program...similar to what Word offers their users which is the ability to create custom tables within a document. One would think a feature such as this wouldn't be too much of a hassle to incorporate into the Sway program fairly easily...?

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          • Templates

            A few different options for Sway To-Do List templates

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            • Embedded verbiage on

              Embedded within template

              1. Work Product
              2. Confidential
              3. DRAFT

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              • Orientation Programme of our school using SWAY.

                https://sway.com/lPpgbBS1MbE4CViZ Thanks a ton to Microsoft Team for creating SWAY, I found it amazing and wonderful. Thanks again. But I faced a problem. whenever I send the link via email, WhatsApp or Facebook, it do wonders but when someone type the same link in any browser the presentation wont open. kindly help.

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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.

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                  • 1 vote
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                    • See what Microsoft is already considering

                      Hi, I think it would be great if we were able to see what new Sway features Microsoft is working on. That way, we'll not only know what changes to expect but also avoid making suggestions for things that you're already working on...

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                      • Stacking Video

                        I want to stack video like I can stack images

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                        • Use Sway to post Podcasts

                          I am posting audio using the audio card but I am not able to easily organize the podcasts so that the groups can be easily viewed or grouped together with pictures and audio. For example, there is no card that will allow me to put audio and a picture together. If I organize the audio card (the postcast) and the visual card (a picture of the speaker) together in the grid group, the layout dictates how the they will appear. There is spacing which causes more scrolling. I'd like to use Sway as a user-friendly platform that is allows for…

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                          • 5 votes
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                            • Add something

                              Start from a document.

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                              • import OneDrive extended file viewer in a sway

                                As Onedrive is now able to view more 2D and 3D files, it could be valuable to import any viewable file in Sway as an "Embed" code?

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                                • to change sway tutorials

                                  I couldn't take something useful to make a sway from them. They focus in showing all the nice things I can do with sway, but don't show much of how to do that.
                                  The few instructions you give are shown too fast. Tutorials should be clear, quite slow, and step by step!
                                  I had to look in the web for help. This is the link that I found

                                  https://es.slideshare.net/Leandermen/introduccin-a-sway

                                  And have in mind that most of us work with powerpoint, so we think in the powerpoint way."

                                  What I would do... start from scratch and do a tutorial like these…

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                                  • animoto

                                    I would like to see the ability to embed an Animoto. This would provide educators with another way to make book trailers available to students, as many of us use Animoto to create book trailers.

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                                    • adding pictures from your computer

                                      One ting I would like to improve is to add pictures from your computer, using the Online Version of Microsoft Sway!

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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

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                                        • Buttom or link to go a specific page or spot

                                          When you have many sections wiht many pages or spots, Will be great that you can add a botton, link or a card to be able to jump between the different pages or spot, not only between sections, for example if I am in section 2 and this section has 50 pages or spots, if I am on the first page Be able to jump immediately to page 40 or the one you select within the same section, please.

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