Can we have a button for Unmatched Merges?

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I've been working on a lot of unmatched merges thanks to the magic word that Ales gave us.  So many of them really are a match.  The current process is to first remove the merge and repropose it again (several steps).  Could there be a choice in the list that allows you send them directly back into a merge status?  We could have compare, remove, reject, reactivate. . .
in WikiTree Tech by Cindy Cooper G2G6 Pilot (170k points)
retagged by Jamie Nelson
I'm not as dedicated as Cindy to unmerged matches, but when I do come across them, I admit to being irritated at the extra steps needed to re-propose the merge. In short, I support Cindy's request for a short cut button.

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Yeah, this probably could be streamlined. I checked and it takes 6 steps to propose a merge if the two profiles are in a unmerged match.
by Jamie Nelson G2G6 Pilot (360k points)
selected by Cindy Cooper
Thank you Jamie for considering this for improvements!
Thank you Jamie for the new button!  It works!

Just checking that after I use it, the merge shows up as a proposed merge and the unmerged match still is there.  Will that unmerged match go away at some point?

If I go to delete the remaining unmerged match then they both go away so I don't want to do that.  I'm going to proceed with using the button and leaving the unmerged match on there in the expectation that it will get resolved.

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