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Delete Empty Tags

What it does

This command deletes all empty tags.

Use it for

Deleting empty tags (and cleaning your tag tree).


Empty tags are tags which are not related to content and has no children. So tags which are related to blanks are not deleted.

How to use it

  1. Click in the tab "Logical Structure" on the button "Delete Empty Tags".
    Button: Delete Empty Tags
  2. Select which kind of empty tags shall be deleted.aPQF_Dialogfenster_DeleteEmptyTags.png
  3. Confirm by clicking the button "OK".
  4. Done!

Related accessibility issue

Empty tags can cause presentation problems with assistive technologies.

Apart from that, empty tags are always a indication for an unclean document structure.