UiPath Activities

The UiPath Activities Guide

Insert Slide

UiPath.Presentation.Activities.InsertSlide

Inserts a new slide in a PowerPoint presentation at the specified position. This activity must be added inside a Use PowerPoint Presentation activity.

Configuring the Activity

In the Body of the Activity

  • Create in presentation file - Click Plus plus buttonplus button on the right side of the field, and then select the presentation file where to insert the slide.
  • Slide master name - Optionally, you can choose a slide master from which to select a layout for the new slide.
    Click Plus plus buttonplus button on the right side of the field, then select the presentation file and the slide master name.
    Alternatively, use one of the other options in the menu to indicate the slide master name:
    • Data from the Project Notebook, a parent Excel file or Outlook account. For example, select a cell in an Excel file to use the value in that cell.
    • Use Saved Value - Select a value that you previously saved for later use in the project.
    • Text - Enter the name in the Text Builder.
    • Ask when run - Prompt for the name when the project is executed.
    • Paste from clipboard - Paste a value that you previously copied to the clipboard in the project..
    • Open in Advanced Editor - Enter a VB expression.
  • Layout name - Optionally, you can select a layout to use for the new slide. If no layout is selected, a blank slide is inserted.
    To select a layout, click Plus plus buttonplus button on the right side of the field, then select the presentation file, the slide master, and then select the layout for the slide.
    Alternatively, use one of the other options in the menu to indicate the layout name:
    • Data from the Project Notebook, a parent Excel file or Outlook account. For example, select a cell in an Excel file to use the value in that cell.
    • Use Saved Value - Select a value that you previously saved for later use in the project.
    • Text - Enter the name in the Text Builder.
    • Ask when run - Prompt for the name when the project is executed.
    • Paste from clipboard - Paste a value that you previously copied to the clipboard in the project..
    • Open in Advanced Editor - Enter a VB expression.
  • Insert position- Click Plus plus buttonplus button on the right side of the field, and then select Number to enter the position in the slide deck where to insert the new slide.
    Alternatively, you can use one of the other options in the menu to indicate the position of the new slide:
    • Data from the Project Notebook or a parent Excel file. For example, select a cell in an Excel file to use the value in that cell.
    • Use Saved Value - Select a numeric value that you previously saved for later use in the project.
    • Ask when run - Prompt for the number when the project is executed.
    • Open in Advanced Editor - Enter a VB expression.

In the Properties Panel

Common

  • DisplayName - The name displayed for the activity in the Designer panel.

Input

Misc

  • Private - If selected, the data used in the activity is not logged by StudioX.

Updated 6 days ago


Insert Slide


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