How To: Add polygon label points


This article shows how to create individual polygon label points. If you want to create labelpoints for all polygons in a coverage use CREATELAB.


  1. Use LABERROR to determine where labels are needed.
  2. Add points to all polygons that need label points.
  3. Run the USERID command in ArcCAD to set feature User-IDs. Type the theme mane to set the User-ID base value to the maximum value that exists in the theme plus one.
  4. Run the ADDFEAT command to add the new points to the dataset.
  5. Run BUILD to generate polygon topology for the theme.
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