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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. I would like to be able to change the html.

    I would like to be able to change the html and change the look of everything in the sway but still be able to have people view it.

    25 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Download Office Sway album/presentation photos in bulk

      It would be nice to able to download the album/presentation photos in bulk.

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      • Edit on mobile chrome

        I would like to edit on mobile because I want to go edit my sway and I can't because of chrome so pls, I need sway on the go but also it would be nice to have a app that can also run offline things

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          0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • make sway from photos

          Create a sway by highlighting several photos
          i.e. select your group of photos and then it auto generates

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          • Ability to Customize Heading Text and Position on Page

            The remix feature is nice but I would like to choose the color for emphasis/general text and also placement on page. It may differ for each page and one size/format style does not work on all pages. The ability for more customization of text would be much appreciated.

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            • A fix to the scaling issues between browsers

              There needs to be a fix for the various scaling issues that Sway seems to have when viewing on different browsers. For instance, when I view my Sway on Chrome it appears as I intended (and I can use the arrow keys to advance the frames) but when my colleague views it on Firefox it is scaled differently (and she cannot use arrow keys to advance the frames). I can't tell if this is an issue with browser or monitor size, but either way, it makes it so I can't be sure my presentation will look the same when I…

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              • Notification

                Hi,
                There should be an option in Sway for sending a notification to all the invited members whenever there is a edits/updates made in text, so that every time the admin does not have to send an email or inform the invitees about the updates done.

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                  0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Full Slide Show Presentation Mode

                  Hey! I love how Sway has a presentation mode, but since the browser heading and the taskbar still shows, people still think it's not quite right. Can we have a slideshow/presentation mode that shows nothing but the Sway?

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                    0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Embed Bookings into a Sway

                    Please allow Bookings pages to be embedded into Sway.

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                      0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Create a mobile app

                      Hello! I really love Sway, but I also wish I could have a mobile app. Have not you thought about it? It would be great!!!!

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                        0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Intrusive software update UX

                        When editing a Sway, a notification often appears that the Sway software has been updated and that it is necessary to refresh the browser. This is intrusive because it's impossible to proceed without refreshing, but refreshing takes me to the first card in the Sway and sometimes loses a few seconds' worth of work. The nuisance factor is building up as it happens so frequently. I don't encounter this problem with other major webapps, and it would significantly improve the UX for me if this distraction could be fixed.

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                        • Turn off twitter, facebook sharing

                          At the bottom of sway there are options to share this via social channels like twitter and FB. I would like the options to turn this on or off.

                          4 votes
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                          • doesn't support documents larger than 20 MB?? when will this be changed?

                            Sway doesn't support documents larger than 20 MB,,, will this ever get increased??

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                            • More variety in font sizes

                              In using sway in my classroom, I have had students complain that the font is too small to read when using my projector. Having the ability to have a wider variety of font sizes would be very welcome. Maybe similar to word where I can select 12 pt. font size if I want or 24 pt. font size if needed.

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                              • View all sways shared with me on ipad

                                I can't access the SWAYs on the IPAD-App throuhg the SWAY-App if the Sway was not created by myself but shared with me.

                                Any possibility to view a shared with me sway on the IPAD App?

                                13 votes
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                                • 1 vote
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                                  • Navigation

                                    I like the addition of the navigation bar, but in addition to that, it would be nice if we could move it around to specific areas (i.e Table of Contents), or add hyperlinks to different areas of SWAY so people can use the TOC to go directly to their preferred article.

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                                          Sunday, May 14, 2017
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