[[ https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Topic:Tz004s6cysd5o8m7 | From this feedback.Clicking on the Active Filter Area (outside of any active filter tags) currently opens the dropdown filter menu. Clicking again to close the menu is a logical behavior. Please make it so that this functionality toggles: if the panel is closed, clicking will open it; if it is open, ]] You open the filter list by clicking on the search barclicking will close it.
(Although [[ https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Topic:Tz004s6cysd5o8m7 | a user had requested]] that clicking in the search bar would similarly close the menu, so the logical way to close it would be to click on it again.this was judged inadvisable because that area is also used for searching.)
However, if a user searches for a filter in the menu, and then re-click on the search bar to type something in it, it may be confusing.
What is the best option? This ticket is to take a decision about that. @Pginer-WMF, thoughts?