Labeling

Open the QGIS project we built in Chapter 4, Styling Data. We will be using it to build a map. Turn on the Label Toolbar by selecting View | Toolbars and select Label Toolbar. Label Toolbar is shown as follows:

Labeling toolbar

There are eight buttons on this toolbar; in order, these are the following:

  • Clicking on Layer Labeling Options will open the Layer Styling Panel and the label tab by default
  • Layer Diagram Options
  • Highlight Pinned Labels and Diagrams
  • Pin/Unpin Labels And Diagrams
  • Show/Hide Labels And Diagrams
  • Move Label and Diagram
  • Rotate Label
  • Change Label, used for label editing

Make sure that the Airports layer is selected ...

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