annotation layer

An annotation layer is a layer used to display text about features on a map. An annotation is a type of feature that consists of text with position, layout, and style attributes. Annotation text can be static (standard annotation), or can be derived from a feature in another layer (feature-linked annotation).

Also known as

  • standard annotation
  • feature-linked annotation

Related terms

  • layer
  • feature service
  • hosted feature layer

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