Enabling the Valant Word Add-in in Word

Before following the instructions in this help article make sure you have consulted Installing the Valant Word Add-in on a PC first


  1. Open Microsoft Word
  2. Click File | Options (for older versions of MS Word click the Office Button | Word Options)

     3. On the Add-Ins Tab, check to see which section the Valant Word Add-in is listed in

     4. From the Manage drop-down box, select "COM Add-ins" if the Valant Word Add-in is listed in the Inactive Applications Add-ins section

     5. Select "Disabled Add-ins" if the Valant Word Add-in is listed in the Disabled Application Add-ins section

6. Click GO.

7. In the new window, check mark the Valant Word Add-in entry and click OK.

Word will need to be closed and reopened in order for changes to take place. The next time a Valant Templated Document is opened, the Valant Tab should appear in the Office Ribbon.

Occasionally, the Valant Word Add-in may be disabled or become inactive after installing updates from Microsoft Update. 

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