Define Text dialog box
 
 
 

Use this dialog box to control the addition of text for a specific range of entities or for a specific value in a theme.

NoteThis functionality applies only to drawing objects.

To create a theme for a drawing layer

In Display Manager, right-click a drawing layer. Click Add Style Theme.

Style

Select a style for the text from those already defined in the current drawing or click to go to the Text Style dialog box.

Layer

Select a layer for the new text, or click to go to the Layer Manager dialog box.

Insert Point

Select the point on objects to create new text. The default is labelpt.

Justification

Select the justification (left, right, center, middle) for text created for the thematic map. The default is center.

Color

Specify the color of the text or click to go to the Select Color dialog box.

Height

Specify the height of the text.

Angle

Specify the angle to rotate text created for the theme.

Scale and height values for fill patterns, text height, and symbol size vary according to the plotting scale you intend to use. The following table shows suitable text heights for different plot scales.

Plot Scale Required Text Height on Plot (Text Height)
1:2000 1 2000
0.5 1000  
1:10000 1 10000
0.5 5000