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Allow labels to overrun data frame

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11-22-2021 10:07 AM
wayfaringrob
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I'm wondering if there's a combination of settings that would effectively ignore the map frame as a boundary in placing labels. I have some counties that run off the page, and while I don't want them not labeled, I don't care to see the whole word. I'm just going for visual consistency. Therefore, I'm looking for the labels to be placed as if the map had no edge; as if this were a crop of an image.

However, my tooling around with the settings can't get this to happen. I have "Place label at fixed position within polygon" checked, as I want them all centered in the county. The labels at the edge of my data frame don't place whatsoever. Any ideas?

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ABishop
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Hello,

Have you tried this?

Go to the Position tab within the label properties and check the box "Never remove (place overlapping)"  See pic below:

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Amanda Bishop, GISP

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ABishop
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Hello,

Have you tried this?

Go to the Position tab within the label properties and check the box "Never remove (place overlapping)"  See pic below:

ABishop_0-1637606799165.png

 

Amanda Bishop, GISP
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wayfaringrob
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Oh, yeah that did it! That setting could be named a little more intuitively. Thanks!

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