Optimized Label Management
When visualizing data on a map, labels play an important part. They help you pinpoint and highlight important information for you and other users of your map. We have had three options for labels: “All Labels”, “Non-Overlapping Labels”, and “Optimized Labels”.
The option chosen would depend on the map created. For example, using “All Labels” on a map with too much data can lead to it becoming too cluttered, while “Non-Overlapping Labels” can result in some label information hidden.
With “Optimized Labels” you will have the option of automatic optimized label placement. This means labels will be placed automatically to show as much information as possible while not obscuring information already on your map.
Multi-line Labelling allows for more information to be displayed on plotted data. You can use up to three lines in labels to display information on your map.
For example, default labels may display a customer name, but using additional lines means that you can show more information on the point such as value, account owner, or any variable you want.
Labels can also be styled by color, font, border size, shadows, and more.
Styling your labels is just as important as where you place them. Ensuring that they stand out enough to be seen while not being distracting to the data on display. You can change the color of the boxes, the border, and the text. You can also customize the font in much the same way as you would in a word document.
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