ECM Footers for OpenText Content Server

A powerful and convenient add-in to automatically add metadata from OpenText Content Server into the Footers of your Office documents.

ECM Footers Overview


  • Add the Content Server document Id to your footer
  • Add the Content Server document name to your footer
  • Add the Content Server version number to your footer
  • Easily promote document to a Major Version (Major/Minor versioning supported)
  • Add the Content Server parent folder path to your footer
  • Display Content Server Category metadata in your Word Document footers
  • Allow full customization of your Footers in Word using Office Document Templates
  • Existing documents without an ECM Footer template can be prompted to insert the footer
  • Option for footers to be automatically updated upon detection of change (such as a new version or parent folder path change)
  • From Word, Excel, and PowerPoint – users can find / locate a Livelink Content Server document given it’s document Id
  • Enables the identification of paper documents and the corresponding originals from Livelink or Content Server
  • Enable enterprise/company wide use of document Ids
  • Enable your organization to easily find documents
  • Enable the ability to enforce a footer standard for your organization
  • Easy to use for end users

With the help of the ECM Footers for Content Server add-in you can embed the Content Server Document ID, Version Number, Path, and additional metadata into the footers of your Office documents. Allow users to easily locate the original source documents from printed paper or electronic copies.

Organizations often require the ability to tag information in the footer of their documents with metadata from OpenText Content Server. ECM Footers for Content Server facilitates this requirement by automatically inserting the desired information into the footer of your Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint documents. The metadata is accurate and automatically refreshed.

Documents that were once difficult to identify, become easily locatable and standardized.

Works With OpenText:

  • Content Server 16
  • Content Server 10.5
  • Content Server 10
  • Livelink 9.7.1
  • Enterprise Connect
  • OpenText Office Editor

Supported For:

  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • Microsoft Office 2013
  • Microsoft Office 2010

Additional Features

ECM Footers for Content Server allows you to automatically embed custom footers containing metadata from Content Server into your Office documents. Below are a list of different types of metadata you can insert into the footer:

  • Document ID
  • Document Name
  • Version Number
  • Created By
  • Created Date
  • Content Server Path
  • Owner
  • Owner Group
  • Last Saved Date
  • Description
  • Category Attribute Values
  • Page Numbers

ECM Footers for Content Server also allows you to:

  • Insert Major and Minor version numbers
  • Create Labels
  • Force Insert of Footer
  • Configure Multiple Content Server Environments
  • Configure Which Pages in Word the ECM Footer is Inserted.
  • Use Document Templates



If your organization uses Content Server, leverage ECM Footers for Content Server to automatically tag your Office documents and allow them to become easily locatable and standardized.

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