Google Slide

Demo: How to generate Google Slides and PDFs from Form Submission?

"Google Slide" app helps you to publish presentation by merging form data with Google Slide template

What is Form Director?

Form Director is a G Suite add-on that directs data submitted from Google Forms to applications like Google Docs, Forms, Sheets, Contacts, Calendar, Tasks, Email, Trello, Slack, QuickBooks etc.


It is available in the G Suite Marketplace and Chrome Web Store. Please check installation instructions to install the add-on.

What is Google Slides?

Google Slides is a presentation editor in the Google Docs and Drive productivity suite.

Google Slides are presented in a linear fashion, where slides appear in order. It affords real time collaboration between editors as well as different options for sharing the presentations.

Use Case(s)

> Certify a student and send certificate to teacher and student.

Google Forms

Create Event on Form Submit

Form Director

Google Slides

Service: Publish Slide

Publish Slide creates a new Slide by filling value from your form to your templated slide.

Choosing App and Service

  • Select Google Slide from the list of applications
  • In order to create an event select Publish Slide or Append Slide under Service

Setting up Publish Slide Service

  • Choose the templated slide that you want to fill in with Form data.
  • You should have templated fields in the selected slide in ${field} format.
  • Form director automatically identifies the templated fields that are in your slide and make it ready to map with form fields.
  • You can get the newly added fields by clicking on the refresh button.
  • Choose or create a destination folder by clicking on the choose or create button.
  • You can define the name of the new file to be generated by typing in Genrated File Name

NOTE : You are publishing your form data in a copy of your template slide, not in your original slide.

Setup Mapping

  • Mapping of form fields to that of Slide fields is to be done in order to publish your new Slide with your form data


  • Click on the add icon to add new mapping


  • Once you have done mapping you can save the service


  • Note : Mapping should be done between app field and form field of same type.

You can embed image file into Google Slides from File upload option in form field.

  • Check Insert as Image checkbox if image needs to be uploaded.
  • Select Fit Content or Custom Size whatever required.
  • If Custom Size is selected, enter the required Height and Width required.

Email Template


  • Click Edit Email Template and edit the template as required.
  • Select the type of attachment you need to send with email.




  • The Email Template looks like the following.
  • Enter your Email and customize the template.

Finish Setting up

  • Save service

You are all set to publish slide on your Google Form submission.

  • Submit Google Form

Your published slide will be saved in Google Drive.

Published Slide

Templated Slide

Published Slide

Service: Append Slide

Append Slide adds your generated Slide to an already Slide.

  • Provide a name to your service
  • Choose Google Slide from the list of apps.
  • Choose Append Slide from the list of services.

Setting up Append Slide Service

  • Choose the templated slide that you want to fill in with Form data.
  • You should have templated fields in the selected slide in ${field} format.
  • Form director automatically identifies the templated fields that are in your slide and make it ready to map with form fields.
  • You can get the newly added fields by clicking on the refresh button.
  • Choose the Slide to append your templated Slide.
  • Choose or create a destination folder by clicking on the choose or create button.
  • You can define the name of the new file to be generated by typing in Generated File Name


NOTE : You are writing your form data in a copy of your slide. Not in your original slide.


Setup Mapping

  • Mapping of form fields to that of Document fields is to be done in order to publish your new document with your form data


  • Click on the add icon to add new mapping


  • Once you have done mapping you can save the service


  • Note : Mapping should be done between app field and form field of same type.

You can embed image file into Google Slides from File upload option in form field.

  • Check Insert as Image checkbox if image needs to be uploaded.
  • Select Fit Content or Custom Size whatever required.
  • If Custom Size is selected, enter the required Height and Width required.


Email Template


  • Click Edit Email Template and edit the template as required.
  • Select the type of attachment you need to send with email.



  • The Email Template looks like the following.
  • Enter your Email and customize the template.

Finish Setting up

  • Save service

You are all set to publish slide on your Google Form submission.

  • Submit Google Form

Your published slide will be saved in Google Drive.

Appended Slide

Once the form is submitted the templated slide will be appended.

The newly created appended slide will be stored in drive. The newly created appended slide looks like this.