Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#3482 new enhancement

Enhancement: Curved labels for polygons

Reported by: Alister Owned by: nobody
Priority: minor: annoyance Milestone: Version 1.7.0
Component: Symbology Version: Trunk
Keywords: labelling, labeling Cc:
Must Fix for Release: No Platform: All
Platform Version: Awaiting user input: no


It would be nice (although possibly quite difficult!) to have an option for curved labels on polygon layers. e.g. see the labels for China and Nepal in this map.

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by bderstine

This is called "splining" by ESRI. I agree that this is a good enhancement not only for polygon features but also for polyline features. This is a must for snaking rivers, curved roads, and oblong polygon features.

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by Alister

The "new" labelling engine can already do curved labels for polylines.

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