Get a Shape from a Slide


This article shows you how to get a particular shape from a PowerPoint document using Aspose.Slides Cloud API in your applications. You can use the method below to get all information about the shape placed on a slide in the presentation saved in storage.


API Information

API Type Description Resource
/slides/{name}/slides/{slideIndex}/shapes/{shapeIndex} GET Reads information about a shape. GetShape

Request Parameters

Name Type Location Required Description
name string path true The name of a presentation file.
slideIndex integer path true The 1-based index of the slide where the shape is placed.
shapeIndex integer path true The 1-based index of the shape.
password string header false The password to open the presentation.
folder string query false The path to the folder containing the presentation.
storage string query false The name of the storage contaning the folder.
subShape string query false Sub-shape path (e.g. “3”, “3/shapes/2)

In case of Amazon S3 storage folder path starts with Amazon S3 bucket name.


Read information about the second shape on the third slide from MyFolder/MyPresentation.pptx document saved to the default storage.

cURL Solution

SDK Solutions


Using an SDK (API client) is the quickest way for a developer to speed up development. An SDK takes care of a lot of low-level details of making requests and handling responses and lets you focus on writing code specific to your particular project. Check out our GitHub repository for a complete list of Aspose.Slides Cloud SDKs along with working examples, to get you started in no time. Please check Available SDKs article to learn how to add an SDK to your project.