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search field within dropdown

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I'm sure this is just a setting somewhere, but I'm having trouble finding it. when I'm in a pivot table, and adjusting the report filter, a drop-down list with all my options appear. I remember when working on other versions of excel there was a search box at the top of this drop-down box. I would be able to type in a portion of what I was looking for, and return only the fields that have what I typed in. the version I'm working on now does not have that "search box".
any help on how I might be able to turn on that setting?

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