I've searched in the forums about this but what I find is always a script for alerting if there's overset text or not.
I'd really appreciate any help!
Well, let's say that myFrame is an overflowing text frame.
So, the last character in that frame would be
To calculate the number of overflowing characters, select the
overflowing text frame, and run this script:
myFrame = app.selection;
myParentStory = myFrame.parentStory;
alert("Number of overflowing characters is
It works! Thank you very much.