Working with duplicate labels

When labeling line and polygon layers, you can choose one of the following three options for handling duplicate labels.


There are no duplicate label options when labeling point features.


If you enable the Maplex Label Engine, you will see different options for working with duplicate labels.

Learn more about labeling with the Maplex Label Engine

  1. Open the Label Manager by clicking the Label Manager button Label Manager on the Labeling toolbar.
  2. Click a label class in the Label Classes list.
  3. Click the Properties button.
  4. Click the Placement tab on the Placement Properties dialog box.
  5. Click one of the Duplicate Labels options.

    Depending on your scale, you might not see labels as you expect, as by default overlapping labels are not allowed. To override this setting, check the Place overlapping labels option.

  6. Click OK on all dialog boxes.

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