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How to storyboard with Google Slides

A step-by-step guide explaining how to move your storyboard from Boords to Google Slides

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Written by Karen Mc Guinness
Updated over a week ago

Many creatives use Google Slides to present their pitch decks to potential or prospective clients. A storyboard (or part of a storyboard) is often included in these pitch decks. With this in mind, we’ve tried to make the transition from Boords to Google Slides as smooth as it can be!

This article will explain the steps to follow to move your storyboard’s frames from Boords directly to Google Slides.

To get started, click Download, then Google Slides.

Before downloading your slides, you’ll be able to customize how your storyboard will look.

Step 1: Choose a layout

First, choose a layout for your slides. We think the eight-frame grid looks superb in Google Slides 👌

Step 2: Customise the font

You can then choose a font.

Edit the text size.

And choose the text colour.

Step 3: Add a background colour

You can also opt to add a colour to the background of your storyboard.

Step 4: Customise frame display

Customise the frame display by checking or unchecking these boxes.

Here, you can choose if you’d like to show borders around your images and decide if you want the "Label" text, the frame numbers and the note icons shown.

Step 5: Customise the footer

Next, set the footer settings. To remove all information from the footer of your slides, uncheck all of these boxes.

Step 6: Upload or remove logo

By default, the “Made with Boords” logo will be added to the footer, but you can easily remove it by selecting Remove existing.

Alternatively, you can add your own logo to the footer of each page. Select Upload new to upload a file from your device.

Step 7: Export PNGs

When your preferences are set, click Export PNGs to download each page of your storyboard as separate PNG files. The files will be downloaded into one tidy zip file!

Step 8: Upload PNGs to Google Slides

Open the zip file, then upload your images directly to Google Slides!

In Google Slides, select Insert > Image > Upload from computer.

Easy peasy! If you have any questions, please send us a direct message via the chat bubble in the bottom right-hand corner. We'd be happy to help 💬

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