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Sway Essential Training

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn how to use Sway, the digital storytelling app bundled in Office 365. Discover how to create Sways from existing documents or from scratch, embed rich content, and more.

Learn how to create and share interactive presentations, reports, and stories with Sway, the popular app included in Office 365. In this course, Gini von Courter shows how to get started using Sway, whether you're creating Sways from existing documents or from scratch. She demonstrates how to add titles, use cards to lay out a storyline, choose a design, and determine navigation. Gini covers how to embed rich content including audio and video, as well as how to remix Sways and share them with others.


  • Welcome
1. Create Your Sway
  • What is Sway?
  • Log in to Sway
  • Create a Sway from an existing document
  • Create a new Sway
  • Modify the Storyline
  • Add heading cards and backgrounds
  • Add images and tweak image settings
  • Group pictures
2. Modify Sway Design
  • Choose navigation for your Sway
  • Customize your style
  • Remix your Sway
3. Add Other Content
  • Add a video file
  • Play a YouTube video in a Sway
  • Add an audio file
  • Embed content
4. Manage Your Sway
  • Create a copy or a template
  • Export or print a Sway
  • Share a Sway with colleagues
  • Other ways to share a Sway
  • Next steps

Taught by

Gini von Courter

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