6.10.3. Labels

Labels can be automatically added for any layer.

To add labels to a layer:

  1. Right-click the commune_boundary_FR layer.
  2. Click the Labels tab.
  3. Check the Label features in this layer option.
  4. Label field: GEMNAME.
  5. Click OK.
    Now the name of each commune can be seen (Fig. 63).
  6. To make the label larger or change the font Properties > Labels.

Fig. 63. The result of turning the labels on for the commune_boundary_FR layer. Reproduced with permission of Swisstopo (BA13016).