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Tutorial: Label Tool

The Labels Tool can be used to select a layer and field to label on the map.

Topics covered in this tutorial:

  • Navigating to the Label Tool
  • Label Tool Properties
  • How to export your Map with Labels
  • Known Limitations
  • Potential Next Steps
Add labels with custom colors and weight

  1. Navigate to the HUB in the upper
    lefthand corner of you application
  2. Scroll down to the Map Tools menu
  3. Select the LABELS option

Label Tool Properties:

  1. Select a Layer and Field
    – Layer options parallel
    those in your Legend
    – Fields correspond with
    those in your Details Form
  2. Change the parameters
    – Label Color, Size, or Weight

  3. Choose how to view your Labels
    – View Labels on Hover
    – View Labels all at once
    – And arrange Labels as needed

How to Export your Map with Labels:

  1. Navigate to the PRINT option within the Map Tools menu
  2. Select a file type
  3. Fill in the Title and File name
    – Additionally a Legend and/or Scale can be
    added in this step
  4. Press the ‘Print’ Button

Known Limitations:

  • The Arrange Labels feature is not compatible with any changes in the text parameters
  • Labels only stay on screen temporarily, so if you would like to add default labels to you map that will appear every time you access your application, please reach out to the support team is you are interested in default labels

Potential next steps:

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Updated on May 15, 2023