[Resolved] Include a category search filter depth limit
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Currently creating a search view allows one to filter the results by category.
However, on sites which use nested categories to precisely sort a large amount of content, this can be a pain: as the number of categories increases, using the filter becomes increasingly cumbersome. See this problem exemplified here: hidden link
It would be great if the filter could have a depth limit, e.g. could be set to only display top level categories, or only top categories and subcategories, but not display anything deeper than that. So for example, if a site has a category structure
currently the filter allows you to filter by all of the categories, producing a massive list of them on the search view page. It would be great if there was an option to set it up to only allow you to filter by: