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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. See what Microsoft is already considering

    Hi, I think it would be great if we were able to see what new Sway features Microsoft is working on. That way, we'll not only know what changes to expect but also avoid making suggestions for things that you're already working on...

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      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Stacking Video

      I want to stack video like I can stack images

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        0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Use Sway to post Podcasts

        I am posting audio using the audio card but I am not able to easily organize the podcasts so that the groups can be easily viewed or grouped together with pictures and audio. For example, there is no card that will allow me to put audio and a picture together. If I organize the audio card (the postcast) and the visual card (a picture of the speaker) together in the grid group, the layout dictates how the they will appear. There is spacing which causes more scrolling. I'd like to use Sway as a user-friendly platform that is allows for…

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          0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add something

          Start from a document.

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            0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add slugified name for my sway instead of that random name at the end of url. And ability to add html meta tags.

            If you change the publicly shared sway url to something like https://sway.co/{userName}/{slugifiedSwayName} it would be easier to share. And if also we could add html meta tags to make them easier for search engines to crawl and index them, It can be a good replacement for bloggers.

            4 votes
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            • Link my Twitter account

              Link to my Twitter account so I can search and view in my twitter lists for specific tweets and then just drag and drop them onto a sway card. I would also be able to search for specific hash tags, trending topics etc, select and insert them.

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              • import OneDrive extended file viewer in a sway

                As Onedrive is now able to view more 2D and 3D files, it could be valuable to import any viewable file in Sway as an "Embed" code?

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                • to change sway tutorials

                  I couldn't take something useful to make a sway from them. They focus in showing all the nice things I can do with sway, but don't show much of how to do that.
                  The few instructions you give are shown too fast. Tutorials should be clear, quite slow, and step by step!
                  I had to look in the web for help. This is the link that I found

                  https://es.slideshare.net/Leandermen/introduccin-a-sway

                  And have in mind that most of us work with powerpoint, so we think in the powerpoint way."

                  What I would do... start from scratch and do a tutorial like these…

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                  • animoto

                    I would like to see the ability to embed an Animoto. This would provide educators with another way to make book trailers available to students, as many of us use Animoto to create book trailers.

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                    • adding pictures from your computer

                      One ting I would like to improve is to add pictures from your computer, using the Online Version of Microsoft Sway!

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                      • Embed an Office 365 Sway into SharePoint Online

                        Right now in Office 365 there is no embed code option for a Sway created in Office 365 (unlike the commercial version where you have embed code). This prevents the easy use case of embedding an Office 365 Sway in SharePoint Online. This is a popular use case for departments to easily create interactive Sways and then have them inline with other content on their department sites in SharePoint Online.

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                        • Buttom or link to go a specific page or spot

                          When you have many sections wiht many pages or spots, Will be great that you can add a botton, link or a card to be able to jump between the different pages or spot, not only between sections, for example if I am in section 2 and this section has 50 pages or spots, if I am on the first page Be able to jump immediately to page 40 or the one you select within the same section, please.

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                          • a more frequent reference to the art of solder godding

                            it is our humble opinion that swaying will look real dank if u will provide us with sufficient access to the art of soldering. soldering is more than a faze, its a lifestyle. and everyone must respect that.

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                            • The ability to fine tune layouts, designs, typography, colors, and themes and more

                              Having the ability to be picky with the layout, designs,etc. as we have with PowerPoint would be awesome. Sway provides fantastic transitions and layouts that would suffice the general user, but having the power to modify specific details would be a game changer. The other idea would be the ability to export and download with compatibility with presentation software would be beneficial to a broad audience. Also have an option that the Sway can autoplay!

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                              • I want to save my sway to a flash drive. No one seems to know how to do that.

                                I want to save to my flash drive or to my computer. Not interested in accessing from sway.com

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                                • 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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                                  • Navigation Bar

                                    I really enjoy Sway, and it would be quite helpful if we could have a navigation bar template to link different sways together, maybe even allowing for a collapsible navigation bar. I think this feature would allow for many more uses of Sway!! Right now you have to make up a "fake" navigation menu, but it's still pretty clunky.

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                                    • Encryption at rest

                                      Your site says you do encryption over the wire but not at rest. When will you support encryption at rest. This is needed for large companies to use this product and to be able to meet their security requirements

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                                      • more than one person to edit at the same time

                                        I would like to allow a group of students tow work on the same SWAY at the same time the way Google slides allows multiple people to edit at one time. Right now only one person can edit at one time

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                                        • Is there Analytics

                                          Can you change the favicon for a site?

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