Search behavior

I was looking into search because of this bug: Seach issues with "Umlaut" characters · Issue #6965 · laurent22/joplin · GitHub and it seems like the following is happening: The search bar does single word search while Goto Anything does prefix search.
So I was wondering the following things:

  1. Is this (difference in) behavior intended?
  2. If not: is the expected behavior documented somewhere? I couldn't find it in Joplin - an open source note taking and to-do application with synchronisation capabilities
  3. Is it possible to do single word search with Goto Anything, or is that always prefix search?

FWIW, what I noticed is : the search bar can find a word from its prefix when you append a star to it (for instance, on my linux version, searching "mull" gives nothing but searching for "mull*" correctly gives a record of "Müller"

Yeah, adding a asterisk turns it from single word search into prefix search. But when you use goto anything (ctrl +p), you don't need to use that, because the * is added in the code, before the query is handled by the search engine.

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