How do I change strategy order in Label Placement Properties?
This has me extremely confused: I am trying to label the counties in a new map and the letter spacing changes in an effort to fit the labels in the county boundaries. I do not want this. The option to Compress Labels in Width the Character Spacing options are greyed-out so that I can't select them.
I have another map that has the labels like I want (on the identical feature class), but the Placement Properties window is different. I am attaching screen shots to show the two differing Placement Properties windows.
I suspect that the first map has a Labeling Style set to it, but I do not know what style would give me the options that the second (preferred) map has or how to remove a Style altogether.
I am using ArcDesktop 10 (ArcView license)and do not have MapPlex.
Mapping Center Answer:
Your 'problem map' in the picture is using Maplex but because you do not have Maplex ArcMap has used the settings but placed them in read-only mode. To fix this, revert to the standard label engine and the options will be available for you to modify the letter spacing and other parameters.
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