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Click Show Kameleon Content Tools -button to open taskpane.



Open content to edit

Click Open to show available contents.


Select content type (Documents, Layout templates, Phrases or Footers) and click content to open it for editing.

Edit content

All Office features are in use and document content can be edited as normal document in spesific software. Furthermore metafield values from Kameleon Office can be added to document. For metafield values there have to be named placeholder. Placeholdertypes are different in all three software and they behave slightly differently, but all of them show value in document.

Metafield values are:

  • content metafields created in portal

  • author fields linked to content

  • unit address fields

  • terms

Content Tool adds placeholders with right name and software-specific type. Placeholders will be filled automatically with the value from the Kameleon Office, when new document is created.

Add placeholder


Software-specific type is content control.

  1. Select the type of placeholder: metafields, addressfields, terms

  2. Set cursor to location where placeholder is meant to add

  3. Click Add Content Control -button in taskpane



Software-specific type is text box type of shape.

  1. Select the type of placeholder: metafields, addressfields

  2. Click Add Named Textbox -button

  3. The new shape will be added to the top left corner of the slide

  4. Shape can be moved and edited as normal shape



Software-specific type is named cell.

  1. Select the type of placeholder: metafields, addressfields, terms

  2. Activate cell which is meant to be renamed

  3. Click Add Named Cell -button

  4. Cell can be formatted as needed


Placeholders in Excel header and footer

Metafields, address information and terms can be added to header or footer by using clipboard.

Copy Text Placeholder To Clipboard -button copies the name of field to clipboard and it can be pasted to header or footer.

Header example


Footer example


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Updated content is ready to test and use.

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