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.
            
  • Click on Publish
  • Then select "Embed" tab .
          
  • For Google Sheets, choose "Entire Document/specific sheets"
  • 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, copy the URL which is present inside the quotes and use it in your google sheets/slides app as needed.
           


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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