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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 metafields from Kameleon Portal can be added to document. For metafield values there have to be named placeholder. Placeholder types are different in all three software and they behave slightly differently, but all of them show value in document.

Metafields 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 be added

  3. Click Add Content Control -button in taskpane



Software-specific type is text box type of shape. More info in Edit slides.


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.

To add logo to header or footer, add |logo| -placeholder to section where logo is meant to be.

Click View > Page Layout in Excel to see the header and footer area.

Header example


Footer example


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