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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. 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.

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      0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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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        0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Have an editable table of contents.

        The table of contents does not show enough information to truly help with navigating larger sways. The table of contents should show the fulling heading, rather than just a preview of it.

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          0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • start a document from online onedrive for business

          Allow users to grab files from ONLINE OneDrive for Business when clicking on "Start from a document". Otherwise, students have to download the file from their OD4B then browse for that file to use it to create a Sway. Also helpful when on a shared machine.

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            0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • change font colors

            Our school has adopted the use of Sway on a large scale. One issue, however, that we have is that the ability to change font color and size is very limited. As a teacher we would like to make one word a different color than the sentence, for example, so that we could highlight that word, such as a vocabulary term. Thanks for your consideration.

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              0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • make sway more user friendly, i can't remove an image, i can't delete the sway...

              a way to remove an image from the sway or to delete the sway. it does not make sense to have a "deleted" tab in the "my sways" if there is no way to delete them. sway is in no way shape or form user friendly

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              • sharing

                When sharing is it possible for the person you are sharing with to get an email with the link automatically rather than having to go and send them the link.

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                • Display caption ON images when hovered over with mouse.

                  I am referring to caption on images when they are grouped.
                  Depending on the Group type, the captions either appear as one line (not fully) at the bottom in Gallery, or does not appear at all (unless clicked at the little icon) on the image in Slideshow.

                  I like that the captions are located ON the images, making my Sway looks less clustered. But it would be great to have them display automatically when hovered so viewers would not miss the additional information that we would like to convey.

                  *I am using Sway to develop personal resume, hence the request…

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                    0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • view history

                    If there was a list of the viewed sways (other people's), it'd be helpful.

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                    • Have fewer limits by linking to OneDrive

                      There is currently a limit placed on the number of headings, photos, imports etc on Sway. This is a major problem. Could this be reduced or entirely removed if Sways could be saved to OneDrive instead of just on Sway website, allowing the size limit to be that of the users storage. This would provide a lot more freedom.

                      11 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • to be able to add music.

                        You already have creative commons images, why not add music? It would add a lot to a presentation.

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                          0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Audio to auto play.

                          when I start scrolling in sway, I want audio file to automatic play as I scroll.

                          26 votes
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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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                            • to change the playback speed.

                              Most modern video players allow you to change the playback speed faster or slower depending on your needs. (0.5x, 1x, 1.5x, 2x). If you want to "speed read" a Sway, you set playback to 2x. If you want to notice every detail, you set playback to 0.5x.

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                              • 1 vote
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                                • I suggest...

                                  I suggest that the videos can be displayed in play at the same time, they do not work me one by one.

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                                  • clickable social media icons

                                    I would like to add small social media icons that are clickable, instead of adding text, add pictures & icons that can be connected to a link. Also I would like to adjust the spacing between topics, or add a side panel with information, icons, or whatever marketing content is needed.

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                                    • 1 vote
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                                      • there to not be so many refreshes needed.

                                        it would be great if you didn't need to refresh so often

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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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