Caliper Mapping and Transportation Glossary

DEFINITION

What is a callout line?

A callout line is a line on a map connecting a label to its geographic location, typically used when there is not enough room to display the label at the feature location.

What is a callout line/callout line definition: Maptitude map showing several city labels with callout lines

Callout lines are used in this map where there is not enough room to show the labels for Essen, Gelsenkirchen, and Bochum at their true locations.

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