How to upload and publish Excel / PPT docs on digital signage screens? | Pickcel

How to upload and publish Excel/PPT files on the Screens?

Currently, Excel/PPT files are not supported in Pickcel. However, as an alternative, you can use Google Sheets and Google Slides apps to publish Excel/PPT on your screens.

In Google Sheets / Slides:
  • Create or Open the Google Sheets / Google Slides.
  • Click on the "File" menu.
  • Select the "Publish to the web" option.
  • Make sure the "Link" tab is selected.
  • For Google Sheets, choose "Entire Document/specific sheets" and "Web Page".
  • For Google Slides, set the duration and check both checkboxes "Start slideshow as soon as the player loads" and "Restart the slideshow after the last slide".
  • Now, click on "Publish".
  • Note down the URL provided (This URL will be used to configure Google Sheets/Slides app in Pickcel.

Follow the below instructions to upload files.

In Pickcel :
  • Login to Pickcel. 
  • Click on the "Apps" Menu.
  • Select Google Slides/Sheets app.
  • Name the app and paste the document link in the "URL" box and click on the "Create App" option.
  • Use this app in your screen composition and schedule it on the required screens.
  • Your Google Sheet will be live on your selected screens.
  • Any changes made to this Google Sheet will directly reflect on the screen immediately.

Contact our support team for more clarifications.

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