Product Category not supported as a filter type in "Search & Discovery" app

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The "Search & Discovery" app (A shopify-developed app) does not seem to allow filtering by Product Category, only Product Type - even though Shopify seems to encourage the use of Product Category over Product Type in it's documentation - see:

It's recommended to use Shopify's standard product categories as they're more powerful and are recognized throughout your admin.

Is support for filtering by Product Category coming to the Search & Discovery app?

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As a work-around you can use, say Flow to duplicate product category into a metafield or a tag which you can then use for filtering

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