Empty tags are not deleted when I delete them from cards!!

Dr.SMS's Avatar


29 Apr, 2013 06:12 AM


I use anki 2.0.8 and when I delete a tage from one or more cards, the tag still appear the the browser tree menu unlike

with 1.2.8 anki where deleting a tag from cards meant even deleting them from the browser.. check attachment...


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  1. Unused tags remain in browser list

    Removing tags from notes (or notes from your collection) will sometimes leave tags in the left pane of the browser that are no longer used on any cards. If you wish to delete these unused tags, you can do so by choosing Tools → Check Database from the menu in Anki's main window.

    For the curious, this is due to performance issues (it would cause significant delays to check every tag in the collecti...

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  1. 1 Posted by Soren Bjornstad on 29 Apr, 2013 11:30 AM

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    As mentioned in the manual, you can delete them by running Tools → Advanced
    → Check Database.

  2. 2 Posted by Dr.SMS on 29 Apr, 2013 02:26 PM

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    Yes, I found that immidiately after posting and I guess I clicked yes I

    understood< but still the post was posted.. Anyways, thanks man...

  3. Soren Bjornstad closed this discussion on 29 Apr, 2013 07:56 PM.

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