Docs API Reference

Slice object

Represents a slice of a document file.

Hosts: PowerPoint, Word
Available in Requirement set File
Last changed in 1.1



Name Description
data Gets the raw data of the file slice.
index Gets the index of the file slice.
size Gets the size of the slice in bytes.


The Slice object is accessed with the File.getSliceAsync method.

Support details

A capital Y in the following matrix indicates that this object is supported in the corresponding Office host application. An empty cell indicates that the Office host application doesn't support this object.

For more information about Office host application and server requirements, see Requirements for running Office Add-ins.

Office for Windows desktop Office Online (in browser) Office for iPad
PowerPoint Y Y Y
Word Y Y Y
Available in requirement sets File
Minimum permission level ReadDocument
Add-in types Content, task pane
Library Office.js
Namespace Office

Support history

Version Changes
1.1 Added support for PowerPoint and Word in Office for iPad.
1.0 Introduced