Either unmatch or at least swap the clearing information of two matched xcns

Sometimes, when manually matching transactions, a mistake can be made matching to a similar transaction (same amount but different date) which is not the correct one.  This usually results in an additional mismatch because then the transaction that should have been matched instead is matched to another downloaded transaction of the same amount.  It would be nice to be able to either unmatch or at least swap the clearing information (date cleared, etc) between two matched transactions.  Otherwise, one either lives with it or needs to restore to an earlier state and redo the matching process which seems pretty draconian.
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  • Sherlock
    Sherlock SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    Before we accept an imported transaction into the register, we may manually unmatch and rematch the transaction. 

    After we accepted an imported transaction, we may manually edit the transaction.  For example, suppose we had two transactions:

    2/1/2022   Acme    groceries   $100
    2/3/2022   Mobil    gas            $100

    If the transactions needed to be swapped because they had been mismatched, we may edit the transactions to reset their date, payee, and category fields appropriately.
  • JohnA
    JohnA Member ✭✭✭
    edited March 2
    Thanks, I realized after I submitted that this option is what I sometimes do. However, I think it’s too tedious and frankly error-prone basically redefining the two transactions to match the clearing info rather than just swapping the clearing info. It doesn’t happen often but when it does, it seems like there should be an easier way that’s less error-prone to fix.