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An overview of the Annotation toolset

The Annotation toolset contains tools that allow you to automate your annotation workflow.


Annotate Selected Features

Creates annotation for the selected features of a layer. The labeling properties defined in the annotation class properties of the specified related annotation feature classes are used.

Contour Annotation

Creates annotation for contour features.

Convert Labels To Annotation

Converts labels to annotation for the entire map. Both standard annotation and feature-linked annotation can be created.

Map Server Cache Tiling Scheme To Polygons

Creates a new polygon feature class from an existing tiling scheme.

Tiled Labels To Annotation

Converts labels to annotation for layers in a map document based on a polygon index layer.

Update Annotation Reference Scale

Updates the reference scale of an existing annotation feature class.

Tools in the Annotation toolset

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