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  • Note about release from 2013-06-07

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In a project management view, the transcription downloading options have been grouped into one button

There is a possibility to download transcription in epub, hocr and from now on also in plain txt format.


  • Link to preview whole site scan in transcription’s editor


Lines presented in transcription’s editor view were expanded by a record line number.

  • Moving lines to certain position


Since current version of VTL, the access to a contact with a service’s administrator site does not require probation on the sitean administrator is accessible without necessity to login. Unlogged users should fill a required field with their e-mail address while composing a message in contact formula.


Conversion process of TIFF files into PNG ones after adding them to the project is fulfilled in an asynchronous way by the long-lasting task. During files conversion, the project management sit is files are blocked. Information about enduring conversion task is visible in the Current tasks bookmark available in users profile. After sending TIFF files to the server, user is informed about the conversion process in the view of adding new files to the project by information:

Information about conversion in the Current tasks view:


View of changes history was enriched by an information about the user who creates a specific transcription for a given page. User’s name is a link leading to their contact formula.

  • Adding the possibility of lines verificationLines verification mechanism was added

In transcription’s editor a possibility of lines verification mechanism was introduced. A verified line is marked by a  icon in transcript preview. Lines are verified automatically after 3s of their display in editor’s dialogue. Every user may as well cancel the existing verification and enter the new one manually by the  option from the level of a given line editor’s window.


A suport for multicolumn documents was added in the transcription’s editor. The order of looking through lines should be compatible with vertical columns. Quality and character of a transcribed document can have an impact on accuracy of multicolumn structure analysis results. It need to be mentioned that this feature is available only for new projects.

  • Possibility of adding same name files to one project


Deletion of a given file’s transcription is possible by withdrawing to a zero version in a changes history view.

  • Profile of text recognition guessed on basis of project’s

While making OCR, a trial to recognize the profile in an automatic way proceeds. 


  • Adding uservoice on the site

  • Uservoice-based feedback forum

In a right upper corner of VLT servicewebsite, a link  was added to a widget simplifying the submission of suggestions application to systems authorsVTL team. With its support it is possible not only to apply submit your own idea but also look through or vote for already applied suggestions. More information about used plugin may can be found on the uservoice site.


In service’s footer we added a link  to a privacy policy site.



Errors correction:

  • Displaying thumbs of deleted files in the profile view