Add PDF files as Images in Google Slide

  1. Create a Zap
  2. Select a Trigger App
  3. Select a Trigger Event
  4. Set up Trigger
  5. Test Trigger
  6. Select an Action App
  7. Select an Action Event
  8. Set up Action
  9. Test Action
  10. Result
  11. Add another Action App
  12. Select an Action App
  13. Set up Action
  14. Test Action
  15. Result Slide

This tutorial will show you how to add PDF files as Images in Google Slide using PDF.co and Zapier.

We will use this sample PDF for this tutorial. We will first convert this into JPG and then put it on Google Slides.

Source PDF GIF
Source PDF GIF

Here’s the slide template that we will use for creating a new slide with the images inserted.

Slide Template without the Images
Slide Template without the Images

Here’s a step-by-step guide with screenshots:

1. Create a Zap

  • On your Zapier dashboard, click Create Zap

2. Select a Trigger App

  • For this tutorial, we will use Google Drive as our Trigger App

Select a trigger app

NOTE: You may use different cloud storage for your trigger app.

3. Select a Trigger Event

  • For the trigger event, we will set it to New File in Folder. This way, every time a new file is added to your Google Drive folder, it will trigger this zap.

Select a trigger event

4. Set up Trigger

  • Select the Drive and Folder that you’re going to use.

Set up trigger

5. Test Trigger

Test trigger

Test trigger successful

6. Select an Action App

  • Search and select PDF.co as your Action App.

Select an action app

7. Select an Action Event

  • We will use PDF to Anything Converter as the action event. This API can be used to convert a PDF into different kinds of documents/images.

Select an action event

8. Setup Action

  • In the Output Format, select JPG Image(s).
  • In the PDF URL, insert the Web Content Link from the Google Drive trigger.
  • You may set the Name of your output images

Set up action

9. Test Action

Test action

Test action successful

10. Result

  • Here are the output images.
Screenshot of the Output Image1
Screenshot of the Output Image1
Screenshot of the Output Image2
Screenshot of the Output Image2

Now to add these images on Google Slides, we need to add another action.

11. Add another Action App

  • Search and select Google Slides as the Action App

Add another action app

12. Select an Action Event

  • Select Create Presentation From Template as the Action Event

Select an action event

13. Set up Action

  • In the Title of New Presentation field, put your desired title for the new presentation that will be created
  • In the Is Shared field, select True if you want the presentation to be in public and False if you want it to be in private
  • In the Template Presentation field, select the slide with the placeholders. For example: {{Image1}}
  • Add the URL of the output images in the Placeholder field

Set up action

Set up action

14. Test Action

Test action

Test action successful

15. Result Slide

  • Here’s the slide with the images
New Slide with the Images inserted
New Slide with the Images inserted

With this tutorial, you’ve learned how to add PDF files as Images in Google Slide using PDF.co and Zapier.

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