Maplex for ArcGIS
Maplex for ArcGIS is an automated high-quality cartographic text placement and labeling extension for ArcGIS Desktop that minimizes the need for manual editing. Maplex for ArcGIS gives you greater control over how labels are placed in relation to map features and other labels. This not only improves map quality but also reduces time spent editing and manipulating text.
With Maplex for ArcGIS you can:
- Drastically reduce the time it takes to place labels exactly where you want them
- Create high-quality maps with text for digital or print distribution
- Share quality text placement by saving Maplex labels to a map document or geodatabase annotation.
With the intuitive user interface and rule-based label engine, Maplex for ArcGIS gives you greater control over how labels are placed in relation to features and how they interact with other labels on the map. And, as content in your geodatabase changes, maps created with Maplex for ArcGIS will adjust to find the best placement for the new text.
Maplex for ArcGIS is included at no cost with ArcInfo at releases of ArcGIS 9.1 and higher.