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When I select a label, and "select all N messages in X label", all possible labels are partially selected. To be clear, this doesn't happen unless I select all messages in a label. None of the messages selected have any other label; to put it another way, each message has only one label, the one with the full check, and no others.

If I just select all messages on the page, I don't have this problem.

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I've manually deselected all the tags to wipe the messages, and when they're reselected, none of them are partially selected again.

Aside from the obvious question, "why?", is there a way to fix this without manually deselecting a bunch of tags?

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I'm not sure what you're asking. Are you asking why some of the other labels in your list there have a dash instead of a checkmark or a blank box? That indicates that some of the messages you've selected also have the indicated label. Please edit your question to clarify; you appear to be missing a few words. –  Al E. May 14 '13 at 12:44
    
That's just the thing: none of these messages have any other label when viewed individually. –  jrhorn424 May 15 '13 at 1:56
    
Are you sure about that? You probably already know this, but GMail sometimes shows e-mails as having fewer labels than they really have. This sometimes happens when you do e-mail searches based on labels. –  A.M. Jul 17 '13 at 13:03
    
Another possibility (again probably not, but worth mentioning): You may have hidden labels. To check, click the box beside each label and look at "In message list: / Show / Hide" . –  A.M. Jul 17 '13 at 13:05
    
Yes, I'm sure. I do have hidden labels, but these messages have every single label I have available. Plus, they only appear checked when I select multiple "pages" at once. I don't have this problem if I only select the 100 messages on the first page. –  jrhorn424 Jul 17 '13 at 16:33
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