count tool legend for giving context to the numbers, xml export and style

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when i see the way the count tool works it makes me think about how legends on maps work.
how hard would it be to build this out a bit further to let people make a legend system
coupled with the count tool could be a symbol where the user first selects the symbol or imports the symbol then starts counting the relevant context, like so many schools on a map where the school symbol is chosen then a bunch of count numbers overlayed on the school symbol are placed on the image.
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You could use a Script to create Shape Layers based on the points created with the Count Tool; this could work after the fact or (with Script Events Manager) on clicking. 

As for the text – would you expect just numbers or something else?