Category filter suggestions not showing up when typing and search is not good


Recently metabase has been deployed to the entire company and I have been running across these complaints:

  1. If a category field has many unique values (the column I usually look at has over 500 unique varchar values). When I start typing, I do not see any suggestions show up. How can I fix this?

  2. The search function on a category filter is very poor, it does not allow for case insensitive searches and wildcard searches. If possible I would like if we could get a checkbox when we want it to be case sensitive. Basically a fuzzy search on all searchables.


edit: just found an open issue #14337 for fuzzy search but its only a request for global search.

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Hi @VinayakK
You are seeing this issue: - upvote by clicking :+1: on the first post

There are other issues open specifically for contains:

I got the search box selected on all similarly large tables/columns and I have upvoted for the features.

Thank you!