Callout text overlapping

Discussion created by dztt on Jul 8, 2011
Latest reply on Aug 5, 2011 by dztt
Anyone I have any suggestions on how to add some conflict detection for text callouts? I have a custom tool that labels certain features a user has selected. The problem is when these features are close together the labels overlap and must be moved by the user. I am arbitrarily setting an offset for the callouts from the features when creating them so they will display away from the feature. However, I can???t find an easy way to determine if the callout will overlap another callout before placing it on the map.