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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. education sways so that content text is levelled at primary level

    sways need to be accessible for students - at the moment i cant get content leveled at primary level - the text retrieved is too hard - it'd be great to have education sways where content is simplified and easier to read for younger users

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    • add minitranslator for foreign languages

      add minitranslator for foreign languages

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      • sway activity

        should be available for downloard in compultador and be ultizado in various activities, therefore, this application is a recognition in work and other activities, and is more updated resource that the Power Point ... it would be great if this application was available in downloard! !!

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        • No Microsoft Konto for working together

          It will be helpfully, if can do a sway together with my classmate. He has a Microsoft Konto, but i have none. Why can´t i work with him together like on PowerPoint online, for example?

          Please add this function!!

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          • summary

            A summary creation tool would be amazing!

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            • Different Glyphs

              So, in education the letter 'a' is represented by a glyph similar to the one in the bottom right hand corner of the attached file. However none of the fonts available in Sway use this glyph. This makes it difficult for students, especially those with learning difficulties to read, would you be able to add a couple of fonts that use the glyph I have indicated, please

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              • Need to have an index page which can link to the topic one would want to read also from any of the pages one should be able to come back hom

                Need to have an index page which can link to the topic one would want to read e.g. in news letter & also from any of the pages one should be able to come back home page. This way it is more user friendly as at times users are lost.

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                • Search during Accesibility view does not work for letters with an accent

                  I'm creating sways in Spanish and noticed that if the user tries the Search function within the Accesibility view, it is now working when the text to search includes an accent (e.g. Histórico)

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                  • Please add 7 secs to the delay settings of automatic play in SWAY

                    Please add 7 seconds to the auto play time delay - 5sec too short and 10 is too long thanks

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                    • video

                      It would be great if you could import a video directly from Microsoft video. It would also be great if you could share Sway newsletters directly into yammer.

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                      • Please allow the use of tables of data

                        I would like to start using sway for business presentations that can be shared online. It would be great if Sway would allow me to put in small tables so that I can put data into presentations. At the moment I can upload data as text, which is fine, but without being able to put it into columns and rows (or even use tabs to separate the data) it at all looks a bit of a mess and I am not sure that I can use Sway in the way I would like.

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                        • Why Are the captions now on the pictures?

                          Just starting yesterday I noticed that the sway captions are on the pictures instead of under them. This blocks out the bottom axis and my legend. Can you please change this functionality so this is optional???

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                          • to let one group of cards at a time fill the screen.

                            I order my cards in groups, by topic. The problem is, that on the screen I see more than one topic. But in a presentation, I don't want my audience to see the next topic. It would be good to adjust the group to the full screen.

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                            • Please whitelist the prefix "https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/" so it could be embedded

                              I guess you guys accidentally left the url https://maps.googleapis.com from the whitelist.

                              Currently, if one tries to embed an URL that starts with that address, the message "Sorry, we do not currently support this site. Please look at the more information link above for a list of supported sites." is shown.

                              What I'm trying to do here: https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/static-maps/intro

                              Sway already supports URLs starting with "https://www.google.com/maps/embed/", in other words, Google Maps Embed API is supported. I'd like to use Static Maps API, as it supports more URL parameters. But it's not supported, or, it's URL prefix isn't supported.

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                              • Enhancement

                                Teacher Template login
                                Teachers often need specific components in student work products. It would be helpful for teachers to have a unique account login in which there is a choice for the educator to create a template that can be shared out. This template would need to include a place for hints that would function like the automatic storylines.

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                                • Add a section header card so that is easier to categorize.

                                  Add a section header card so that is easier to categorize.

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                                  • To see the cards menu/tab in header

                                    The "cards" menu in the header is not appearing when I open my Sway in my office account. How can I get the cards menu back? See attached picture

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                                    • resolution

                                      Sway seems to so far in my experience use images in a bad way; by that I mean not take into consideration image quality and get images that cannot be scaled up without looking awful and pixelated and blowing them up to a size they won't look good at.

                                      Maybe some form of detection when creating a Sway to make sure it takes into consideration image quality before creation?

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                                      • It is important to be able to put copyright subtly in a presentation.

                                        The ability to insert small-print copyright info at the very top or bottom of any card is essential.

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                                        • Easier application of creative commons licenses

                                          It would be useful if Sway could better incorporate creative commons licenses, in a similar way to that on docs.com. Sways published on docs.com can have a licence applied easily, whilst stand-alone sways need it adding manually (and the inability to control image size results in a less than adequate display)

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