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Instructions provided describe how to place labels above or below a line based on a field.
When labeling line features in the Maplex Labeling Engine and setting the Constraint Settings, an angle of '0' must be set for the Orientation of Vertical Labels. If the angle is not set then the labels will appear on both the right and the left of the vertical lines.
Create label classes where the first class contains the records for those labels to appear above the line feature and the second class contains the records for those labels to appear below the line feature.
Some of the line features are vertical; for those features 'above' and 'below' don't make sense for label placement. Instead, 'right' and 'left' make more sense. In order to control the label placement of vertical line features, the Orientation of Vertical Labels must be set.
Use the Maplex Labeling Engine.
"SIDE" field = 'up'
"SIDE" = 'down'