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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. Why we don't have simple Rich Text Editor like SharePoint

    I have gone through the Many post has been submitted still no action or no feature has been added in Sway.

    1. Not able to align the Text
    2. Not able to insert Picture in Text Area instead of background image
    3. Not able add Any Object in Text Area.
    4. Unable to copy paste images, it goes to Backgroud

    Please provide attest simple text editor that will help to use Sway, other wise that no use of it.

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      0 comments  ·  Sway forum or site feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • the edited default "address" send and receive.

      the ip address for created accounts need to be adjusted on the proper search engine to be modify accordingly when or after logon.. due to the fact that once you created the email its a mission to modify once you have a default name.. but the main issues for me is to recreat the email send and receive address... the dam thing is to "robo" for me. not complex but not easy to either just practical like logistics..

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        0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add Bot Functionality to Sway

        Add the functionality to have a bot.

        The nice thing about Sway isn't presenting in real time, but giving users a rich experience they can view on their own. Imagine having the capability to supplement your content with a bot for questions!

        This should be extremely easy to do by adding the Azure Bot Framework as an embed. The functionality is already there!

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          0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Sway as a managed app

          Would be good to know if the product group have plans to introduce Sway as a managed app (Intune MAMWE in particular) so we can control data and make full use of the client on mobile devices.

          Thanks,

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            0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add video resources from the repositories used by our Library, namely: Kanopy, ClickView and Alexander Street Video

            I would like to be able to embed video resources from commonly used Library video repositories such as Kanopy, ClickView and Alexander Street Video ... without the ability to do this, there will be a limit to Sway take-up by teachers (and from there, students). I think that Sway is indeed a very useful tool for both teachers and students, but without this flexibility in this setting (Tertiary organisation) fewer will be able to use it to link together open web resources, with the material students will need to access via the Library.

            The cherry on the cake would be…

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              0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • to be able to play music in the background of your presentation or part of it

              You should be able to have it in the background instead of just a audio card. It would make sway better in my opinion

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                0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Return Back from Docs to Sway, What are the More Features?

                Dear  Microsoft,
                I am using Microsoft soft products since past, It was awesome. As Docs.com introduced It was best, Unfortunately It has been retiring soon. So that we have only option that is Sway.com. Now it's time to ask your team, when MS will introduced more features( Like URL name, collection, Tags ect for us?
                Thank You.
                Thakur
                Nepal

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                  0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Duplicate an existing sway

                  Duplicate an existing sway on the iPhone app.

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                    0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • a universal audio option.

                    I want to be able to include sound for a Sway presentation. I want to be able to have the sound play for as long as the audio/music file is. And that independent of how many cards I insert to the Sway. One or more should not matter. But to be able to add sound to a card is important. Also to be able to schedule intros or outtros, fadings, duration.

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                      0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Have a comment box for a Sway blog

                      Have a comment box for people to comment on when posting a blog using sway

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                        0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add Sway service and actions to Microsoft Flow

                        If we have Sway service and actions at Microsoft Flow, it will be able to get any notifications like someone add Sway.
                        It's similar to provide RSS feed on the blog post.

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                          0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Sway to play directly into ONENOTE without a link. The look of sway right in a ONENOTE page. Students do not like links.

                          Open a sway file right in ONENOTE. A fully functional sway presentation in ONENOTE. Students do not like to follow links. presenting content in a effective way with sway and students can take notes in ONENOTE. Using one program seamlessly with another.

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

                            I have read the previous post answers that say you can loop or play a sway automatically if you have office 365 OR are a viewer of the sway

                            I can find neither of these options.

                            Can someone please clarify if there is an autoplay/loop option.

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                              0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Twitter Card Removed

                              I work for Education training and supporting schools to use MS products. The feedback from Sway has been amazing and staff love the Twitter card. This has now been removed but I would love to see it added again. I know you can embed but that word puts a lot of staff off. We loved the simplicity of the Twitter card

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                                0 comments  ·  Sway forum or site feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • A video timeline presentation

                                It would be great to have a way to create a video that you could press play on that would go through the presentation along the timeline. For example, take "The Universe" featured sway and start out with the picture of the people looking at the stars. The videos zooms into the stars (with perhaps some sort of ambient or background music playing) and then starts displaying the text information from the presentation. Basically a way of moving through the timeline by video that someone could just hit play on in a presentation mode.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • To be able to inset my sway as an email body, that would be awesome.

                                  I would prefer to send my SWay as the email body, this way it would look inviting, atractive, rather than a plane link telling you to open extra windows.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • 10 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Support tags in a variety of ways

                                      Support tags:
                                      1. Allow tags to be added to a sway and implement a mechanism for searching on tags.
                                      2. Allow a Sway to inherit the tags of the photos used to build it. For instance, find all my Sways that have content from photos tagged with "China".
                                      3. Allow me to filter photos using tags, before selecting one to include in a Sway

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                                      • Bring back the charts

                                        The charts were great for pupils making a presenatation and wanting to show their data. It meant they didn't have to faff with excel and then import their data, it could be done quickly and easily within Sway

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                                          2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          Thanks for your feedback. We really liked this feature too, but we needed to take it down to do more work on it. As a workaround we currently make a chart somewhere else and include it in the Sway as a screenshot. We know it’s not ideal but we’re working on it. :)

                                        • to stop getting spam from you

                                          I would like to not get spam email from Sway. I would like it if the "unsubscribe" link in the spam email I got from Sway actually gave any hint of how to unsubscribe.

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