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SuppressEmptyTopics Property

If set to True, omits topics defined with this paragraph style or topic type that have no text except heading from online help except in TOC.


Applies To


Paragraph Style
Topic Type


This property is usually set to True in the Contents topic type that is commonly used for the top-level style, such as Heading 1. Top-level topics often do not contain any text, appear only in TOC as book titles containing lower-level topics. Then it is often preferable that these (empty) topics are not shown in the help window when the user selects the corresponding book title.


      Click the Project Icon.

      Select the Paragraph Styles item from the left pane Tree View.

      The property is located under the Display group in the Properties Pane.