1. Create a new Adobe Illustrator document.
2. Import fsatoronto.mif from the Tutorial Data folder.
3. In the MAP Views panel, add a new Text MAP Layer called Zone Names to the fsatoronto MAP View.
4. Open the Character panel by going to Window > Type > Character. Set the font to Arial. This will be the default style for the labels. If you want to specify specific fonts/sizes, create a Character Style by going to Window > Type > Character Styles.
5. Double-click the MAP Tagger Tool button in the Adobe Illustrator Tools panel.
Similar to Label Features in the previous tutorial, the label settings must be chosen before MAPublisher is able to determine the attributes that will be labeled. The Layer column shows the line, area, point, and text layers currently containing selected data.
6. In the Label Features dialogue box, select CFSAUID in the Attribute drop-down list. This attribute contains the name of every postal code zone in the selected MAP Layer. In the Target column, choose Zone Names. Click OK to confirm these settings.
7. Notice that the mouse cursor is now the MAP Tagger Tool cursor. Using the MAP Tagger Tool, click on any area feature to label it. You can click multiple times on an area to label it more than once.
To create leader lines, hold the Shift key and click and drag. Release when the leader line is the appropriate length. To reopen the Label Settings dialogue box, double-click the MAP Tagger Tool button.
To achieve the best labeling results, it's good practice to create character styles (font family, size, and more) in the Character Styles panel.
8. Close the document without saving it.