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Macro: Labels List showing to much labels

We're using and have limit our Labels list macro to show only the labels within a specific space. The result is now showing labels that don't exist in the space.

Why do these lables still appear in the list of labels?

 

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Dominic Lagger Community Leader Jan 12, 2021

Hi @Thomas Eklund 

I have tested this and my suspicions have come true.

Labels are also displayed from pages that have been deleted. Is this perhaps the problem?

Regards, Dominic

Hi Dominic!

I guess you may be right.

Some people have created or copied pages into my space and on these pages there were many different labels I didn't know about. These pages are now deleted but it seems to that the labels still in the space.

Do you know how to delete the labels?

/Thomas

Dominic Lagger Community Leader Jan 13, 2021

Hi Thomas

The documentary says this:

You can't remove, consolidate or manage labels directly. A label is created by adding it to a page for the first time, and ceases to exist once its been removed from all pages it was added to.

If you have deleted pages that contain a label, you may need to purge the deleted pages from the space's trash to ensure that the label disappears too.

Hope this helps

Regards, Dominic

H.

I have the same issue.  I have deleted the pages and purged the delete pages so they no longer exist. However, the labels remain.

Any other suggestions?

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