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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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Please note that the Sway Suggestion Box is moderated and is a voluntary participation-based project. If your submission is not a product feature suggestion it may be removed. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft. Your submission is subject to the UserVoice License Terms.

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  1. Dateiinformation bei Bildern

    Beim Import von Bildern in SWAY-Karten habe ich noch keinen Weg gefunden, die zu den Bildern gepflegten Dateiinformationen / -beschreibungen gleich mit in die Bildbeschreibung zu übernehmen. So muss ich diese z.B. in Bridge aufrufen, kopieren und dann in der SWAY-Bild-Karte einfügen. Gibt es dazu schon eine Lösung?

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      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Currently, Autoplay only exists for the entire Sway and you cannot set it on individual cards. I suggest that you add this feature

      Currently, Autoplay only exists for the entire Sway and you cannot set it on individual cards. I suggest that you add this feature

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      • Sway for Windows 10 Mobile

        Please, develop Sway app for Windows 10 Mobile.

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          61 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Can we embed Playposit video code?

          Can we embed Playposit video code?

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          • The ability to embed links to images

            I'd like to be able to embed a hyperlink to images in my Sways.

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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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              • Bring back flickr album and flickr photostream options

                Can we please have the flickr photostream and flickr album options back. The flickr support is now reduced to virtually pointless.

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                  0 comments  ·  Sway forum or site feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Enable Aliasing of Sway

                  I am an FTE -- Love Sway. I think it would be good to have the ability to create a unique alias for Sways that correlates to the URL that is create automatically when you create a Sway. Let's say I create a new Sway and wanted to use a URL that I can remember, it would be cool if I can have a feature that would allow me to pair my unique name (something readable) with the auto generated URL.

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                    0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Sharing / privacy settings are constantly resetting, inconsistently applied, and generally aggravating. Please fix this.

                    Sharing / privacy settings are constantly resetting, inconsistently applied, and generally aggravating. Please fix this.

                    I can't tell you how many times I've RE-APPLIED settings concerning duplication, sharing, and so on, only to find them DESELECTED at some later date. I don't know what's up with this, but please completely overhaul these settings, put them in a central spot in the UI, and show their state of activation in the thumbnail view.

                    Please fix this.

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                      0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 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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                        Gathering Feedback  ·  1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • locked down kiosk mode

                        We have a client who would like to use sway with a public facing large (65") touchscreen. They want visitors to be able to interact with the content, particularly images and forms but not be able to change the Sway or break out of the Sway. -Similar to the Kiosk mode in PowerPoint. They like the idea that they can update the content remotely as required.

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                          0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Embed from Lynda

                          Microsoft owns Lynda. Please allow videos from Lynda to be embedded in Sway!

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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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                              • string multiple sways together

                                I would like to have 3 or four sways playing continously on a screen in the canteen at work.

                                Similar to how it might be at a fast food restaurant where there is usually monthly ads or ads at lunch time that run about specials.

                                The Idea is that you could string sways of different stylings together. Newsletter, ad/marketting campaign and Emergency Information are all different formats.

                                I personally feel Sway is perfect for these dynamic notice boards that is the norm in most companies today.

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                                • Remove the need to sign-in to Sway when it is embedded into a SharePoint Online site

                                  Remove the need to sign-in to Sway when it is embedded into a SharePoint Online site

                                  87 votes
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                                  • sway ownership

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

                                    6 votes
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                                    • to create a Sway from a OneNote page

                                      It would be helpful to be able to create a Sway from information on a OneNote page.

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                                      • To be able to link within a Sway.

                                        The ability to link within a Sway. So for example you could create a page with links to spots within the Sway, like either a table of contents. This will allow more flexibility for navigating through a Sway. Besides ease of navigation to go to a particular spot, this will also allow reinforcing conceptual schemata if that is relevant to the topic being presented.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          Thanks for this suggestion! Yes, there are definitely topics that could use a navigation that is custom to that subject matter. If you have any more information about scenarios that you’d use this for, please post some comments with more information.

                                          It’s helpful for us to know how this would be used. For example, do people want a hamburger menu with custom navigation that includes stuff like (Contact Us, Donate Now)? Or do you want to be able to have references within your text that allow you to jump to another section?

                                          Thanks again.

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