- Mentioned In
- T9453: Merge the current task into another one
T9052: "close as duplicate" workflow should allow me to close the task I'm looking at as a dupe of another
- Mentioned Here
- T7820: Add "Closed, Duplicate" option to Status Action in Maniphest
T4788: Allow "Edit Dependencies" both ways (blocking and depending)
I agree. The first many times I had to do this I kept trying to do something like
Action → Change Status → Close As Duplicate
It's not bad once you train yourself, but still feels a little odd.
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I don't think this makes sense separate from T7820.
The current dialog is a multi-select dialog, because it makes sense to merge multiple duplicates into a single destination at once. It doesn't make sense to go the other way (close one task as a duplicate of multiple other tasks), so there's no sensible way to adjust this dialog in a minor way to make it a "merge into" dialog: it's fundamentally a "merge here" dialog.
If we have to present the user with a modal choice anyway, the workflow described in T7820 seems preferable.