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How to add labels in MapInfo Professional

You can add labels through the Layer Control by clicking on the Automatic Label button highlighted below.

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To change which field is used for the automatic label follow these steps:
  1. Right Click on the layer in the Layer Control > Layer Properties > Label Display
  2. Change the Label With drop down box to the field you require
  3. Click OK
UPDATED:  March 30, 2017