Figure 3: MapInfo Professional Layer properties showing label display and labeling rules. These options are applied to an entire layer at once.
2) The Label tool
Labels can also be assigned to individual feature type using the Label button on the Main toolbar (Figure 5).
Figure 4: Label tool in Main toolbox
After the labels are placed they can be moved, edited and deleted.
Figure 6 illustrates changing font style for just one of the labels in a layer. It is possible to select multiple labels and change them as well.
Figure 6: Use the Select tool (Main toolbar) to move, delete or edit the text style of our labels. You can also double click to work with a single label.
When you have finished working on your labels be sure to save a workspace!
Article by Piyush Trika, Senior Data Specialist, Data Development, Noida
When not writing articles for the MapInfo Professional journal, Piyush loves to explore ways to innovate with diverse geospatial data and its utilization, read lifestyle and health articles/magazines and cooking.