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jamesbarnett
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Contour Label Directions

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12-04-2013 12:14 PM

Is there a way to change the direction of a Label? I want all my text facing the same direction and some of my Labels for contours are turned the wrong direction.



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g_k50
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Re: Contour Label Directions

12-04-2013 12:28 PM in reply to: jamesbarnett

Click on the contour label and move it over a little bit, it might flip upright.

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jamesbarnett
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Re: Contour Label Directions

12-04-2013 12:35 PM in reply to: g_k50

I tried that. I have to move it to far.



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mikehathaway2942
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Registered: ‎10-13-2009
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Re: Contour Label Directions

12-04-2013 12:39 PM in reply to: jamesbarnett
I have never had to do this but if you go into the contour label style editor you can manipulate the settings to achieve the desired results. It may take some trial and error.
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awood
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Re: Contour Label Directions

12-04-2013 12:50 PM in reply to: jamesbarnett

You can try turning Plan Readable to False in the Label Style.

 

HTH

AWood

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g_k50
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Re: Contour Label Directions

12-04-2013 12:52 PM in reply to: jamesbarnett

You could rotate your cube until the label flips.

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TRogers
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Re: Contour Label Directions

12-04-2013 01:26 PM in reply to: jamesbarnett

In your text style under the General tab, change the Readability Bias to 90.

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jamesbarnett
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Re: Contour Label Directions

12-04-2013 03:29 PM in reply to: awood

Turning the Plan Readability off fixed my issue.

 

Thanks everyone.



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