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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. 1 vote
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    • Sway's ability to integrate with other accounts

      Sways ability to integrate with other accounts such as google photos, picasa, icloud etc.

      22 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Thanks for this suggestion! Which account would be the most important for you? How do you envision this integration – would it be to allow easier access to other documents, or to allow more different types of content in Sway?

      • TO ADD A BACKING TRACK TO SWAY

        Be able to add a backing track - from my own song library or stock songs to my SWAY presentation.

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        • Gif to play with Style 1 designs

          I would like Gifs to play with the Style 1 row of the designs. They work perfectly with every other style, but only appear as an image with Style 1 variations.

          18 votes
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          • Drag and drop images in a header or slideshow

            After importing all photo's you'll need in your sway, it would make it easy to use these photos in slideshows and headers. Without going back to my photos library.

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            • annotate

              I want to present in sway and be able to annotate on top of the presentation and still be able to scroll to the next section. Currently when I do this in Edge I have to exit the annotation function to scroll and it resets the presentation.

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              • 7 votes
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                • Shared Sways with Editing Permissions appearing in Sway Dashboard

                  It would be very helpful if Sways that we have been invited to edit would appear in our Sway home page/dashboard. This would make co-authoring much easier as we wouldn't have to hunt for a link every time.

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                  • A filing system for Sway files. Listing by date completed is not well-organized

                    Establish a way to file larger numbers of Sway files

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                    • sync issues

                      I'm using an online Office 365 version of Sway to create a monthly newsletter. I've been doing this for about a year and a half. I've been getting a syncing error message more and more often for the last couple months (see attached screen shot), and it's getting to the point where I can't get anything done. Can you help direct me to a solution? Thanks.

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                      • A "new" way to mark words.

                        Usually you can choose between a few options when you want specific words to stand out. I've only found a way to make the words thicker or make them "lean", for a lack of a better word.
                        I would like if I could mark words by putting a line below them.

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                        • Audio file

                          Ability to play audio file continuously in program

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                          • 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.

                              6 votes
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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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