Deleting unused tags

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10 May, 2013 08:56 PM

At the left of the browser I see a long list of tags. Many of these are no longer in use - e.g. they were relevant to a deck which I have now deleted.

Is there a way of deleting these tags entirely so that they no longer show up in the list?

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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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