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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. Embed Microsoft Forms

    I have tried to embed a Microsoft Form, but it displays a block containing a link to the form, rather than the questions.

    It would be better if the questions could be displayed in and answered from the Sway.

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      0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Enterprise Library

      I like using Office 365 Sway for guidance documentation within an organisation, but it is a pain that I have to actively share them with other people, rather than them being in a location where people can find them.

      In the Sway interface, there are sections for My Sways and Featured Sways. I want something between these; for Enterprise Sways, where any Sways I have shared with my enterprise could be found.

      Ideally, there would be a concept of libraries or channels, like in O365 Video, where it would be possible to group Sways together and control access for editing…

      3 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Let me choose the image to go with my SWAY.

        Sway is excellent but sometimes the core image it pulls to create the visual link is cut off and doesn't look right. (see attached). Can you let me create my own image to attach to a SWAY so it can be correctly formatted? Alternatively, can you auto format the image so it shows the whole one vs truncates??

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        • Share Sway with specific people (from Office 365 Home account) - as a way to get off facebook

          Allow Office 365 Home account to share Sways with specific people - I would like to do this to share content outside of Facebook. It seems this allows us to share content and control who can see it - thank you.

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          • to be able to incorporate tables, more options to format font and style, etc.

            If this is supposed to be an interactive document, being able to add a table would be nice. Basically, anything from Word 1997 would be amazing.

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              0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 1 vote
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              • Change menu back

                The Office 365 version of Sway was better than the Microsoft personal version. Remix was an obvious button which the students love. Just yesterday, we saw the O365 version now matches the personal version. Please change it back. The O365 version was more user friendly and easier to navigate without a bunch of extra clicks. Personal should have changed to match O365, not the other way around.

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                  Gathering Feedback  ·  1 comment  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • stamp

                  Hi

                  In our company we need to have confidentiality stamps and a corporate branding like color bars in the bottom, can this be achieved by Sway?

                  Thanks

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                    0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Are you really committed to Sway

                    This is a question for the development team: are you really committed to SWAY? As lots of users have said there is so much potential, but you haven't thought through so many of the basics:
                    1. Images - the control over these is very limited - position, size and what appears in the nav bar
                    2. Designs - again very limited - most organisations will have brand guidelines that stipulate how things can be laid out. Can't we have more control to set up a template, PowerPoint style?
                    3. The visual link - this opens in storyline mode - so…

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                    • tracking viewers

                      knowing who read the Sway identifying the email.
                      who clicked, when and on what news.

                      147 votes
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                        10 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        Hi, You already have the ability to see the number of people who have viewed a given Sway. Just look at the number in the corner of the Sway, when you are on the sway.com/my page. If you’ve voted on this for other reasons, please comment about the functionality that you’re looking for. Thanks!

                      • issuu.com

                        Embed publications from issuu.com

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                          1 comment  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add the setting of “Allow sharing only with the external users that already exist in your organization’s directory” to Microsoft Sway

                          *English follows Japanese

                          ■Title(件名):
                          Microsoft Sway の共有について

                          Add the setting of “Allow sharing only with the external users that already exist in your organization’s directory” to Microsoft Sway
                          ***************
                          ■Description(内容)
                          Microsoft Sway にて共有を行う際に、ディレクトリ内に既に存在する外部ユーザーとのみ共有する項目がありません。
                          そのため、Microsoft Sway の共有項目内に [組織のディレクトリに既に存在する外部ユーザーとの共有のみ許可する] 等の設定項目の追加を希望いたします。

                          Currently I have recognized that there is no setting to share the items with external users who already exist in the directly when sharing in Microsoft Sway.
                          Therefore, I hope the setting such as “Allow sharing only with the external users that already exist in your organization’s directory” will be added in settings for Microsoft Sway.

                          Thank you for your consideration.

                          4 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Customize the Link Title

                            When you share a sway link now, it auto-generates a link for you. For a more professional look I want to be able to customize my link to include the header of the document and/or in my case a version number or a issue date. For example if I'm making a monthly newsletter through Sway I want to be able to use the same title but include the month and year into both the document and the link I provide to others.

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                            • Play settings for public

                              When a sway is shared publicly via link. Viewers from the general public can see the sway and they can click to see the next page/side. But they can't click a Play button to allow for the Sway to automatically progress and loop.

                              I think I used to be able to do this, but now it seems to have changed.

                              Please fix this functionality.

                              3 votes
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                              • List it in You Tube

                                If a user has account in You Tube as well as Sway, then anything published in Sway is shown in You Tube site where they have a link

                                https://plus.google.com/u/0/s/sway/top

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                                • Send a OneNote Page to Sway with Business Account

                                  I have the Send to Sway add-in in my OneNote but when I select the option I am asked to login and it will only accept a personal Microsoft account and not my "official" school (Business) account. Can this be changed to allow all my teachers to use this feature?

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                                  • volume control

                                    The audio volume control seems backwards. To increase the volume, you should slide the bar to the right, not left.

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                                    • Add audio narration to sway and create a video

                                      I would like to add narration to the sway presentation and create a video that would be similar to a live presentation.

                                      15 votes
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                                      • the ability to break text in heading cards

                                        I would like the ability to manually break a heading card, to allow for easier reading and better alignment

                                        4 votes
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                                        • 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.

                                          35 votes
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