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I'm trying to upload a video in MP4 format to a Sway. It says the video is uploaded and the video image with the "play" symbol appears, but then I get an error message that Sway is unable to load the video. Should I upload it to YouTube first instead? I h

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Hello Rachel, sorry for our slow reply - I just realized this has been left un-answered.

 

Please let me know if you are still experiencing this issue. This is not a know

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Excellent vide, can you please tell me the source where to get free tutorial of sways
Nice video! Eager to know the ETA for charts/graphs featured at 0:36.

Hi,

A year ago you published the below in the SwayYamJam.  Any update on this?

Thanks!

Alex

 

 

Q: Is Sway coming to Delve as a content type?

A: We're actively working with Delve and enterprise search to get Sways to be discoverable in search and in Delve. We're

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We have Sway users also asking this same question -- is adding Sway to Delve's search scope an item on the roadmap?  Any updates that can be shared?

Hi all,

The Sway team is hosting a Sway session at the upcoming Microsoft Ignite conference in September and we're interested in showcasing great examples of how Sway is being used for work. We appreciate all your valuable feedback on Sway and would love

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With creating a new text card from scratch, is there a character limit? Similarly with importing text content and if there is a limit, will Sway automatically split the content into multiple cards or will it just truncate the text? Thanks!

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Hi christine

 

There is no character limit in text card but if the text is typed in a paragraph in a text card then you can only type 200 paragraph in sway online but in o

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Hi Christine - there is no character limit within a text card as such.  There is a limit on the total number of paragraphs within a sway; I'm not sure of the number, but

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I am Chinese and I'm trying use Sway. However, it says "A problem occurred while synchronizing Sway. Please try again." I tried to create a new Sway file and failed also. Is it due to the Internet constraint of China?

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Hi - I'm not aware of any specific restrictions we're applying to China, but there may be some general Microsoft regulations that are affecting us that I'm not aware of. 

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I love that we can now group text cards in a stack; however, I noticed that the embedded links were not working in these. Is there any way to fix this? I suppose that if we have embeddable links in text, we will still need to use a grid grouping formation

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Hi Rachel - thanks for the report.  You should certainly be able to click on hyperlinks on text cards in a stack, but it looks like we missed that problem.  I've logged i

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I love that the view count on Sway is now available. Can you explain more about how Microsoft and Sway tracks this statistic? 

 

For example, if a webpage loads that contains that Sway but the viewer does not "click through" the content, is it still counted

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Hi Rachel!

 

I'm glad to hear that you love the new view count feature in Sway!  As for how it works, at the moment, a load of a Sway counts as a view.  This includes emb

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Hello friends – I am very excited to announce that we recently enabled 2 top requested Sway features in Sway web app: (1) print and (2) export to Word or PDF.
 
When you open a Sway in your browser, go to the “…”menu at the top right and choose “Print” or “

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When you create a Sway I understand that it gets saved in the cloud. But where exactly does it get stored and how do we access them? The question comes because somebody in our org has created Sways, but now left and we cannot work out how to get to the

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Every sway is online made and saved and its linked to E-MAIL ACCOUNTS check out the associated e-mail account related to sway if the person left out made all sways with

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Hi Laurie - sways are stored in the cloud basically as blobs of data, which users can access via their accounts.  As you may be aware, there isn't a "file" as such to poi

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I've been using Sway for curating tweets from various MSFT related events for well over a year & have found it a great alternative for Storify. However, a couple of weeks ago when attempting to capture tweets I noticed that Twitter is no longer available

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Hi Jukka - we removed Twitter as a content source recently due to changes they made to their API, where we would've needed to do a bunch of work to start supporting their

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Each Sway presentation has a button/link in the bottom right corner to open an overview of the sections within the actual/current sway.

Is it possible to change the position (more to the top) of the button to make it more visible for users that open Sway f

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Thanks for the feedback. We are actively seeking to improve the Navigation view and this type of change has came up. Regretfully I can't say when changes to Navigation wi

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Having trouble uploading images today. This has never happened before. Is there a problem with the platform? Other ideas?

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Which interface are you using - Windows app or web interface?
Have you tried on a different computer?

 

Microsoft Sway, Google Docs, and Weebly to create student blogs

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  • Create and share interactive class materials, presentations, projects, and more with Sway
  • Sway is an intelligent digital storytelling app from Office that is great for project or problem-based learning. Teachers can create interactive web-based lessons, a
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I'm trying to redirect my custom domain name to go directly to one of my specific sways - but I get an error from the browser saying something about an iframe "This content cannot be displayed in a frame".

Is there a setting I need to change to make this w

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I ended up writing a index.html file that just has the HTML tag, and BODY tag and then the Sway embed code (which is an iframe) and then found a place to host this index ... Read More

Sway content within Moodle VLE does not load when browsed using Chrome. However, it works well using MS Internet Explorer. 

 

I have tested this using different moodle VLEs, as well as using various Chrome and Explorer browsers. 

 

Did anyone experience simil

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Hi Raed, I am not very familiar with Moodle.  Could you provide me the specific steps you are using to include Sway content in Moodle?  Can you also provide a screen clip

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Sway just passed its one-year mark, and we are very inspired to see millions of users from all over the globe using Sway in their work and personal lives. We hope to serve even more people by delivering on our promise to make it effortless to create and s

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We are interested in creating a corporate Sway template. Is that possible? 

Interesting how for this blog comments are turned off, for other blog entries they are on.

 

If I could have left a comment I would have asked when are Government tenants g

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Over the last few months, the Sway Team has been on the ground asking users what features they would like to see in the Sway app. They heard all the ways you use Sway in your personal, school and work lives, and listened to tons of great recommendations o

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These new features are fantastic, particularly the accessibility features. How does the closed captioning work?

Hi Sway authors!

 

We'd like to get your opinions about slide-based Sways (as opposed to vertical-scrolling or horizontal-scrolling ones).

Please click this link and fill the short survey if you can spare a few minutes.
 
Thanks,
Amnon Govrin
Sway PM

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Yes please, I love PowerPoint and would love to do more with Sway but would love it if they met in the middle as most of my slide decks are visual and tell a story.
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Hi Sway authors!

 

We'd like to get a pulse on horizontal-scrolling Sways.

 

If you could please click this link and fill the short survey it would be fantastic.

 

Thanks in advance,

Amnon Govrin

Sway PM

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Hi all, 

 

In the previous O365 community on Yammer, an MS colleague mentioned that Sway was working on releasing a Table of Contents feature. This is a feature our users are constantly asking for. I don't see any indication in the O365 Roadmap of when this

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Hi Janine.

 

Thanks a lot for your patience and question.

 

I'm happy to announce we've just shipped table of contents in Sway.

 

To access it press the new table-of-cont

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Why do we not have an embed code sharing option for a Sway created in Office 365, like we do for the commercial version of Sway?  We want to embed a Sway into a SharePoint online page in our tenant, but don't have the ability to do so currently.

 

Is the te

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We can do this on our Sharepoint site. Is this what you are trying to do? 

 

We add a script editor (found under the Media and Content under "categories" and then we insert

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Does anyone know how to embed a Microsoft Forms iframe into a Sway so that the whole form is displayed? This would mean no scrolling is needed.

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Hi Stuart, thanks for the question.

 

It is possible to do through the embed card.

 

I built a short Sway with instructions about how to do that...

https://sway.com/DIknA3ybFSSjvx56

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