To trigger excentric labels, move the mouse cursor to the point of interest and stay idle for one second. The labels appear and follow the mouse unless the mouse goes too fast or a button is pressed.
Several options can be modified. Click the right button to see an option box appear.
The original map showing all the labels has been published in cartographica and Transcation on Graphics (see the personal page of Joe MarksJean Daniel Fekete 8208 Last modified: Thu May 27 09:49:47 CEST 1999