The Office Add-ins store will close and, in a few moments, the VTAS Add-In should appear on the ribbon by itself or via the ribbon’s “Add-ins” tab.
After logging in to your Vital Text Systems account, the VTAS pane will display the “Document Info” page. But you can also click the other tabs at the top of the pane: Home, Directions, Results, Definitions.
Contains the login screen or the Document Info page, depending on whether or not you are currently logged in to your Vital Text Systems account.
Instructions on how to use the VTAS Add-in.
Display of scan results & findings. If you haven’t run a scan yet, you’ll see a message that says “Oops! It looks like you haven't run a VTAS scan on your document yet! No worries. Just click the "Home" tab. The "Scan my text" button is at the bottom of the page.”
Definitions of result finding categories.
NOTE: If you don’t have a Vital Text Systems account, click the sign up link in the pane or follow the steps found in “ How To Create a Vital Text Systems Account”, below.
NOTE: Entering the wrong login information will cause the pane to reload so you can try again.
NOTE: The VTAS Add-in will only work on MS Word *.docx files (Word versions 2013, 2016, Office 365)
The VTAS Add-in will evaluate the size of your document and give you an estimated time to your results (typically just a couple of seconds).
When the scan results are ready the pane will automatically navigate to the Results tab.
This means, you can save & close the document, logout of VTAS, come back later, log back into VTAS and load the results of a previous scan.
You also have the option to clear the results of the previous scan and start over.
NOTE: The document must contain enough text to scan. Scanning an empty document will display a notice to this effect.
We’ll display the scan results in several key ways.
Clicking on a row under Flagged Sentences will:
NOTE: The document must be saved before closing, in order to preserve the review comments that were added by VTAS. You may wish to save with a different file name in order to differentiate from your original document, for example: myfilename_vts.docx
Why do I need an account?
We need a way to make sure you can track your usage, progress, history, etc.
How much does an account cost?
Nothing! Accounts are free!
How much do document scans cost?
Nothing! For now, scans are free up to a 10 scans or 10,000 scanned kilobytes per day, subject to change without notice.
How do I view my scan history?
Login to your account at our website, https://vitaltextsystems.com/, and you will automatically be taken to your Account Info/Scan History page. You can even see statistics on where your scans came from, when you ran scans, and average risk category breakdowns.
Are other languages supported?
At the current time, VTAS only supports English. Plans are being made to support other languages.
Go to our website at https://vitaltextsystems.com/, click the Login link, look for “Forgot password? Click here to reset it”
Add-in Icon greyed out in MS Word
This typically happens if the document you have open is not a *.docx file.
Add-in won’t launch
Hmm. That’s a tough one. Please compile details and send in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org