Abbreviations are occurring on all labels

Discussion created by iamjamesp on Nov 10, 2011
Latest reply on Dec 5, 2011 by strothesriuk-esridist
Hello, in labeling some rivers/streams I used an abbreviation dictionary changing rivers to r, streams to s, but even on the long rivers where the label should fit, it still shortens it.  I thought it would only abbreviate the label if it had trouble fitting..  I've played with different configurations of label weights and prioritys setting that layer to the highest but to no avail...