RULE 4010 - Format of Transcript

RULE 4010. Format of Transcript

(A) The format of paper transcripts shall be as follows:

(1) No fewer than 25 typed lines on standard 8-1/2 × 11 paper.

(2) No fewer than nine or 10 characters to the typed inch.

(3) Left-hand margin to be set at no more than 1-3/4 inches.

(4) Right-hand margin to be set at no more than 3/8 inch.

(5) Each question and answer to begin on a separate line.

(6) Each question and answer to begin no more than five spaces from the left-hand margin with no more than five spaces from the Q and A to the text.

(7) Carry-over Q & A lines to begin at the left-hand margin.

(8) Colloquy material to begin no more than 15 spaces from the left-hand margin, with carry-over colloquy to the left-hand margin.

(9) Quoted material to begin no more than 15 spaces from the left-hand margin, with carry-over lines to begin no more than 10 spaces from the left-hand margin.

(10) Parentheticals and exhibit markings to begin no more than 15 spaces from the left-hand margin, with carry-over lines to begin no more than 15 spaces from the left-hand margin.

(B) Electronic transcripts shall comply with the format standards set forth in Rule 4010(A)(3) through (10) for paper transcripts and, in addition, shall be in PDF format with the following settings:

(1) functions disabled: content changes; and

(2) functions enabled: search, select, copy, paste and print.

(Amended by Pennsylvania Bulletin, Vol 46, No. 35. August 27, 2016, effective 8/27/2016 Amended by Pennsylvania Bulletin, Vol 46, No. 52. December 24, 2016, effective 12/24/2016)

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