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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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(Our lawyers made us put this here ;-) )
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. video capturing

    Upload capability for Captured videos from computers and smartphone to sway , not only through youtube

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      0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Hola .... me envia errores en mis presentaciones !!! ayuda !!!

      Buenas Noches,

      Por favor me podrían dar mayor información sobre el error!!!

      Saludos!!!

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        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • linkedin

        Sway is great for making fancy resumés. Now that MS owns LinkedIn, a direct link between the two would be awsome: auto create a fancy resume in Sway using data from your LinkedIn profile.

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          0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Import pages & sections directly from OneNote

          Import from OneNote directlyinto a sway, keeping sections, pages, Headlines, formating, numbering etc.

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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 →
            • Naming a Sway

              Why is not possible to name a Sway with a exclusive name? As far as I have seen the name of the Sway is the title sentence. What if I need to duplicate, let's say in English my Sway but the initial sentence is the same (motto), how can I save both Sawys with different names?
              Thanks, BTW the app and the idea are brilliant!!

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                0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Stop automatic animation of images

                Add the ability to STOP the automatic zooming in and out of images. Once an image has loaded, it continuously zooms in and out which is very distracting on a large projector where the image is the focus of that part of the presentation

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                  0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Android app

                  Sway for Android - how is this still not available??

                  Is it going to be made - PowerPoint app works fine so why not a Sway app.

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                  • Have Sway support larger sized Mp4 files or compress them automatically

                    Have Sway support larger sized Mp4 files or compress them automatically

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                    • More themes and more stuff!

                      Give us more stuff on sway!!!

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                        0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Share Sways to LinkedIn

                        Seeing as Microsoft acquired LinkedIn could you make it easier to publish sways to my network.

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                        • Text-box Shading

                          Add the ability to add a background colour (with perhaps 60% transparency) behind your text so that it can be easily read against a background.

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

                            We do this automatically for you to make the text more legible. If you have an example though where we’re not doing a good job, can you reply directly to this email notification with a screenshot (or with a link to the Sway)? Thanks!

                          • Is there Analytics

                            Can you change the favicon for a site?

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                            • sharing sway cards

                              suggestion to make links not only to the whole sway story, but share links any of its cards

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                              • Links with little ones

                                I would like to send my students to websites that require long ins, such as Brainpop or PebbleGo. Is there a way to already have it logged in through the link?

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                                • For more fonts like in office.

                                  Sway needs fonts like "Times New Roman"...

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                                  • Private

                                    I would like to embed my sway into my online course, have it viewable, but not shareable, editable, or downloadable, and have it private on the Sway website. Is this possible?

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                                    • email link in the share dropdown

                                      Please create an icon for mail to next to the docs.com and embed. Making it easier for students to email their Sways.

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