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

In Google Sheets / Slides / Documents:
  • Create or Open the Google Sheets / Google Slides. / Google Documents
  • Click on the "File" menu.
  • Select the "Publish to the web" option.
  • Make sure the Embed 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".
  1. For Google Document you can select "Published content & settings" if required to restrict access.
  • 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 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 slide will be live on your selected screens.

Contact our support team for more clarifications.

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