3.12. Label Properties dialog

Use the Label Properties dialog to change the text and display properties for a label. See Figure 3.27. Double-click on a label to display the dialog. Select Add Label from the Object menu to add a label to the component.

Figure 3.27. Label Properties dialog

Label Properties dialog

The dialog has the following controls:


Specify the text to display on the label.


The text font. Click Select Font... to change it.

Select Text Color...

Click to select a color for the text.

Select Background Color...

Click to select the background color for the label.

Check Transparent Background to enable objects behind the label to be visible. If this box is selected, the background color setting is ignored.


Select the required horizontal justification for the label text.


Select the required vertical justification for the label text.


Select the required orientation for the label.

Frame Thickness

Select the required thickness of the label border.

Shadow Thickness

Select the required thickness of the label drop shadow.

Display on Top

Check to display the label on top of any components below it.

Use these settings as default

Check to use the current settings as the default settings for any new labels.

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