Google Slides

The Google Slides modules allow you to create, update, list, and/or delete presentations and upload images to presentations in your Google Slides account.

Prerequisites

  • A Google account

  • Google Slides or Presentations in your Google Drive

In order to use Google Slides with Make, it is necessary to have a Google account. If you do not have one, you can create a Google account at https://accounts.google.com .

Note

The module dialog fields that are displayed in bold (in the Make scenario, not in this documentation article) are mandatory!

Connecting Google Slides to Make

  1. Go to Make and open the Google Slides module's Create a connection dialog.

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  2. Click Continue.

  3. Confirm the dialog box by clicking the Allow button.

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The connection has been established.

Presentation

Triggers when a new presentation is created or updated.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Google Slides account.

Watch

Select the option to watch the presentations:

  • Created Date

  • Modified Date

Limit

The maximum number of presentations Make should return during one scenario execution cycle.

Retrieves a list of all presentations.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Google Slides account.

Folder ID

Choose the folder location whose presentations you want to list.

Limit

The maximum number of presentations Make should return during one scenario execution cycle.

Gets the latest version of a specified presentation.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Google Slides account.

Presentation ID

Select the Presentation ID whose details you want to retrieve.

Gets the latest version of the specified page or of the thumbnail of a page in the presentation.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Google Slides account.

Presentation ID

Select the Presentation ID whose page details you want to retrieve.

Page Object ID

Select the slide whose page object details you want to view.

Show Page Thumbnail

Select the checkbox if you want to view page thumbnail information.

Creates a new presentation by replacing all tags like {{Name}}, {{Email}} in a template with provided data.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Google Slides account.

Title

Enter a name for the presentation.

Copy a Presentation

Select the option if you are copying an existing presentation:

  • By Mapping

  • By Dropdown

Copy of Existing Presentation ID

Enter the Path or Presentation ID of an existing presentation which you want to copy. This field appears if you are creating the presentation By Mapping.

Presentation ID

Select the Presentation ID whose template you want to copy.

Values

Add the values:

Tag

Enter the tag you want to replace in the presentation. For example, {{Name}}

Replaced Value

Enter the value with which the existing tag is to be replaced. For example, if a string {{Name}} in the presentation and the replaced value is a Sample, then the {{Name}} will be replaced by Sample.

Folder ID

Select the folder where you want to store or add the presentation.

Shared

Select if you want to share the presentation.

Sharing with Other's Email Address

Enter the email address with whom you want to share the presentation. If you are not entering an email address and selecting only shared field, the presentation is shareable to anyone.

Uploads an image with provided data.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Google Slides account.

Presentation ID

Select the Presentation ID where you want to add an image.

Values

Add the values:

Tag

Enter the tag to which you want to add the URL.

Image URL

Enter the path or URL to the image you want to upload.

Note

The images must be less than50MBin size, cannot exceed25 megapixels, and must be in one ofPNG,JPEGorGIFformat.

Refreshes the chart data stored in a presentation specified by ID.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Google Slides account.

Presentation ID

Select the Presentation ID whose chart you want to refresh.

Chart Object ID

Select the Chart you want to refresh.

Others

Performs an arbitrary authorized API call.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Google Slides account.

URL

Enter a path relative to https://developers.google.com/slides/. E.g. Presentation.

Note

For the list of available endpoints, refer to the Google Slides API Documentation.

Method

Select the HTTP method you want to use:

GET

to retrieve information for an entry.

POST

to create a new entry.

PUT

to update/replace an existing entry.

PATCH

to make a partial entry update.

DELETE

to delete an entry.

Headers

Enter the desired request headers. You don't have to add authorization headers; we already did that for you.

Query String

Enter the request query string.

Body

Enter the body content for your API call.

Using an API call you can get the presentation details for the presentation ID you have entered:

You can find the presentation ID in the URL when you the open the presentation in Google Slides.

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The following API call returns the presentation details:

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Matches of the search can be found in the module's Output under Bundle > Body > presentationId.

In our example, the requested presentation details were returned:

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