Sway Suggestion Box

Welcome to Microsoft Sway’s Suggestion Box by UserVoice!

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 will read all the suggestions, and we regularly review the ideas and incorporate them into product planning discussions. Please note that the suggestion box is moderated and is a voluntary participation-based project. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos for which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft. Your use of the portal and your submission is subject to the UserVoice Terms of Service & Privacy Policy, including the license terms.

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  1. Export to PowerPoint

    I think that we should export sway to Microsoft PowerPoint. Because Maybe there are a lot of people who like Microsoft PowerPoint. And we can't add videos from our computer.

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      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • address bar

      When I open and play a Sway on tablet or phone the browser address bar remains visible. Since there are no function keys on these devices, it is impossible to remove the address bar, so part of the screen is taken up by it. This is the case with MS Edge, Chrome, etc. If I cast from these devices, the bar is always visible. Please develop/provide a solution.

      6 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • to extend the size

        It would be useful to have the ability to extend the size of Sway, with the limit of 1000 paragraphs being increased, to enable documents with more content to be created.

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          0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Drag - replace image

          Most of the time, I am designing images and then bring them into SWAY. The current UI is - delete image, add image, click on new image, reformat focus of image - this requires a lot of repetitive clicking.
          Is it possible to simply drag a new image onto of the existing image ( replace image YES / NO) and have the new image inherent all of the previous conditions?

          6 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Full support for multiple levels of heading

            Proper support for 2nd level headings on iPad as in the browser

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              0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Protect Sway content with Azure Information Protection

              When external sharing for Sway is ON it's hard to control who can see (and share) the content. Azure Information Protection (AIP) is already used within Word, Excel and Powerpoint. I know Microsoft is working to enable AIP for the online Office applications, as it is not yet. So please add Sway to this list!
              I suggest to add a AIP bar at the top of the Sway screen to set the protection as it currently works within the client Office applications.

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              • Add the setting of “Allow sharing only with the external users that already exist in your organization’s directory” to Microsoft Sway

                *English follows Japanese

                ■Title(件名):
                Microsoft Sway の共有について

                Add the setting of “Allow sharing only with the external users that already exist in your organization’s directory” to Microsoft Sway
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                ■Description(内容)
                Microsoft Sway にて共有を行う際に、ディレクトリ内に既に存在する外部ユーザーとのみ共有する項目がありません。
                そのため、Microsoft Sway の共有項目内に [組織のディレクトリに既に存在する外部ユーザーとの共有のみ許可する] 等の設定項目の追加を希望いたします。

                Currently I have recognized that there is no setting to share the items with external users who already exist in the directly when sharing in Microsoft Sway.
                Therefore, I hope the setting such as “Allow sharing only with the external users that already exist in your organization’s directory” will be added in settings for Microsoft Sway.

                Thank you for your consideration.

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                  0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Include Heading 2 in Table of Contents

                  To help us navigate non-linearly through our Sways, please include Header 2 items in the Table of Contents as well. Thanks!

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                  • Integrate and replace the Publisher 2016 within Sway.

                    Most of the Publisher features should be integrate within Sway to expande Sway features in web version of Sway, as well Windows app of Sway.

                    3 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • link to censusreporter.org

                      "Census Reporter" visually displays US Census data files, as compelling visual interactive graphics. Open source tool. Excellent resource for impeding visual graphic into Sway.

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                      • 3 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Picture and Video Content Filter for Education

                          I work with middle school students. When we use SWAY, there doesn't seem to be an easy way to filter the content that students can search for images and videos. I did see that I can turn off some of the search sites like Flikr, Pickit, Wikipedia, and YouTube. What I am interested in doing is filtering the content coming from what ever search engine is working behind the scenes when students want to insert pictures and videos. Also, it would be helpful to have a means of reporting inappropriate content that passes through the filter.

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                          • 40 votes
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                              Gathering Feedback  ·  0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • VISUAL LINK

                              How can I choose what image displays in my visual link? When I sent out my first newsletter it displayed the background from my first heading which I liked. Now it is displaying a generic image, and not my first heading image.

                              6 votes
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                              • All Microsoft Word Fonts available in Sway

                                All Word Fonts available in Sway.
                                This would allow greater flexibility for users to personalise their Sways.
                                It's particularly useful for business users who must adhere to brand/design guidelines.

                                15 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • share externally to specific users.

                                  In a number of cases, there is a need to share a sway to specific external users to be able to edit, and then also have a secondary link for anyone to be able to view it. Currently You can only have one sharing permission level and you can only share externally via the anyone link.

                                  When collaborating with an external company/individual there is a need to allow just those within this specific company to be able to edit the Sway, but then once it is fully edited, for all who have access to edit to be able to generate…

                                  13 votes
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                                  • Have a feature to automatically have all pictures full view

                                    I write a sway newsletter every week and use a lot of photos. I would love to be able to default to all pictures being full view.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • ability to record audio on mobile phone

                                      It would be great if students could record audio in the Sway app on their mobile phones. Most desktop computers in school labs don't have external microphones so it would be helpful and convenient if audio could be recorded from within the app itself.

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                                      • Audience interaction

                                        Hello, It would be great to have audience interaction when swaying a presentation. Currently, to have this facility I am embedding chat rooms, poll apps, etc. However, it would be sleeker if these were part of the sway app.

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                                        • 2 votes
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