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I would like to create an annotation layer that has the "follow feature" option as the default. I've looked all over and can't seem to figure out how to do this from the initial annotation layer creation.

These were not helpful:
Can you create labels based on an attribute field in a shapefile with Arcpy?

How could I label features and convert them to annotations with arcpy?

How do I programmatically create non-feature-linked, simple line callout annotation and set the anchor point?

There are too many features for me to it one-by-one.

Is it possible to create an annotation layer with the follow feature option set as default? Can it be done with python?

Any assistance and/or suggestions would be much appreciated. Thanks.

peace, mike

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