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If you use a section query this will solve both of your issues, as you can have the move to option directly, also you will be able to see more messages on a page (up to the size set for inbox). To do this for a simple search change in the URL the word #search to #section_query. (This is based on @CrystalFire's answer at How to set up Gmail to show more ...
And one more note, if you have a bunch of sub-categories, it will rename them all. So, if I have a category at the top like apples and then a bunch of subcategories like apples\red, apples\yellow and I add a z to them, it will add the z to all of the categories and move them all to the bottom which is handy as well.
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