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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. vertical scroll

    I would like the ability to a navigate frame at a time in vertical mode same as horizontal mode has slideshow or scroll.

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      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 3D

      As Microsoft is adding 3D viewing in more and more environment:
      Mixed reality Viewer in Windows10, Remix3D in the Web, 3D viewer in OneDrive/Sharepoint, EMbed 3D in Office Document, I was wondering when it will appear in Sway.
      Support for glb/gltf is mandatory as well as fbx, obj and stl

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        0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • to be able to purge the view count periodically, or be able to break down views into, for example, views this week.

        So if I update something I can see how many people have viewed it since I've updated it, without having to actually write down the number and do maths each time! I know I could duplicate the Sway, but unless I can file them (administratively, for me) it will just clutter up my view unnecessarily.

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          2 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Change the message on the tab

          The “Sway-Error” tab is very misleading and stops people from noticing the message that they need to sign in which then equals a support ticket. Please remove error and replace with Sway - Sign in.

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          • signature capability

            We use Proposify for company proposals and would like to use this instead. The primary difference is that a client can approve/sign the proposal provided. Is this something we can look toward or is there a workaround?

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            • Print Power BI uploaded to Sway

              Sway does not allow to print uploaded power BI.

              Instead it prints the link used to upload it.

              I think this feature would add a lot of value to an already strong tool.

              3 votes
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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.

                21 votes
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                  Gathering Feedback  ·  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • see who viewed my sway

                  How come I can see the number of views on my sway but I can't see who the viewers are?

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                    0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • locked down kiosk mode

                    We have a client who would like to use sway with a public facing large (65") touchscreen. They want visitors to be able to interact with the content, particularly images and forms but not be able to change the Sway or break out of the Sway. -Similar to the Kiosk mode in PowerPoint. They like the idea that they can update the content remotely as required.

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                    • to be able to embed Sway in an email

                      to be able to embed a Sway into an email for distribution via MailChimp or Dotmailer. Even just regular email through Outlook would be better than nothing. I love the tool but nobody clicks on links in emails and I need to maintain my readership!

                      25 votes
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                      • The fullscreen button loads an empty page with Edge 40.15063.0.0

                        When clicking the fullscreen button in Edge 40.15063.0.0 (Windows 10) then the screen stays black.

                        It was working before, and still works with Chrome and Firefox.

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                          2 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Interaction tracking - visitor clicks on links within the Sway, as well as views & shares

                          I use Sway for a monthly newsletter and have "Read More" and "Sign Up" links. A lot of those take us to secure company sites with no tracking, but I'd like to have click tracking from within the Sway, to see how many users clicked to read a whole article, or to sign up for something in our LMS.

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                          • string multiple sways together

                            I would like to have 3 or four sways playing continously on a screen in the canteen at work.

                            Similar to how it might be at a fast food restaurant where there is usually monthly ads or ads at lunch time that run about specials.

                            The Idea is that you could string sways of different stylings together. Newsletter, ad/marketting campaign and Emergency Information are all different formats.

                            I personally feel Sway is perfect for these dynamic notice boards that is the norm in most companies today.

                            4 votes
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                            • How to change account on SWay

                              I used to shift account by clicking on the account identity at the top of the app. It doesn't work anymore since this morning and now have to disconnect and reconnect on the other account ????
                              Any idea ???
                              Thanks
                              JP

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                              • My students are trying to change font size on the Sway app, but it won't allow them to. They only have that feature on the website. Help

                                The Sway app does not seem to have a the feature that allows you to change font size. We found it on the site, but my students are using the app. Please advise.

                                Thank you

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                                • Archive presentations or add folders

                                  I would like to be able to archive sways that I am not currently using but may need to refer to in the future or have folders so they can be sorted in to.

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                                  • I want to add background music to sway. I guess it's not possibile right now.

                                    I want to add background music to sway. I guess it's not possibile right now.

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                                    • Dateiinformation bei Bildern

                                      Beim Import von Bildern in SWAY-Karten habe ich noch keinen Weg gefunden, die zu den Bildern gepflegten Dateiinformationen / -beschreibungen gleich mit in die Bildbeschreibung zu übernehmen. So muss ich diese z.B. in Bridge aufrufen, kopieren und dann in der SWAY-Bild-Karte einfügen. Gibt es dazu schon eine Lösung?

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                                      • Currently, Autoplay only exists for the entire Sway and you cannot set it on individual cards. I suggest that you add this feature

                                        Currently, Autoplay only exists for the entire Sway and you cannot set it on individual cards. I suggest that you add this feature

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                                        • Can we embed Playposit video code?

                                          Can we embed Playposit video code?

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