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Overset Navigator

Overset Navigator, a free script that helps you find overset text in InDesign documents.
InDesign overset navigator free script

Double click the list to reveal the Overset in the document. When the Jump to check box is checked single clicks on the list will reveal the Overset in the document.

Hold the Alt key down while clicking the list, the list will expand the Overset into a new scrollable box.

If the Jump to check box is unchecked you can use the up down arrows to see the content of the Overset. Alt click first.

Use the update button to update the list.

Use the popup menu to sort the list by Type and page number,

The ? button will take you to our web site.

You can download the FREE script here. Latest version V1.0.0 Beta.

To install, copy the script to your Scripts Panel folder in the scripts folder in your InDesign application folder.

If you need to see your overset text as a PDF sticky note, check out our OverSet / OverMatter plugin.

You can contact us here.

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Limitations: The list is not dynamic. InDesign 5 and up.