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Mapping with ArcGIS Pro by Ryan Malhoski, Amy Rock

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Labeling in ArcGIS Pro

A great deal of labeling in ArcGIS Pro can be handled dynamically, by customizing settings in the Maplex Label Engine. We'll look at the options, then add a few custom touches at the end. Before you begin labeling, you may want to outline a rough style sheet for your features. In this walk-through, we'll be using Open Sans and Baskerville, which can be downloaded from Font Squirrel (www.fontsquirrel.com). You may also substitute fonts of your choice. The following are the steps involved:

  1. Open the sample typography project, MNTypography.aprx. Take a moment to explore the project, which has point, line, and area features pared down for the purposes of our practice.
  2. Notice that St. Paul (the capital) is in a separate ...

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