FileTime didn't make my document text-searchable

Question: I submitted a filing a couple hours ago and it was rejected because it was not text searchable. I thought Filetime automatically converted the documents to text searchable. Can you please advise?

Answer: When FileTime encounters a document that does not contain searchable text we set an alert at the top of the page to that effect and we show an Searchable button by the link to the document.

FileTime does not automatically convert non-searchable text files because not all filers want us to do so. The process can take time depending on how large it is and not all jurisdictions enforce the requirement for searchable-text documents.

You must click the Searchable button to cause FileTime to make the document text-searchable.

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