I recently started using Joplin after trying various personal wiki options. I like it, but the search feature leaves me wanting. Please consider the following improvements.
You have Joplin open. In the search window you enter a string of text. Joplin shows only notes that contain that term, but the term is not highlighted in them. You only see the term highlighted in the notes if you toggle the editor so that you see both editors. But if you by default use only the one wysiwyg editor, search terms are not highlighted.
You can use Control-F to search within one note. And yes, when you only use the WYSIWYG editor only, it highlights the term and you can jump to the next instance. Nice. But it only works within the one note. Improve it to ask you about jumping to the next note when it reaches the last search result in the current note? And if you click on another note and hit F3, let it remember what you search for last time by default or pick from a drop down?
So the global option does not highlight search results and the search inside a note highlights them but does not let you search wider than the one note. Please make both more powerful.
What I would like it this: You have Joplin open using only the nice WYSIWYG editor. In the search folder you enter a search term. It shows only notes that contain that term as it already does. It should highlight the terms in the WYSIWIG editor, but it does not. You should be able to press F3 or something to jump from one search results to next and when it gets to the end of one note, jump to the next. Right now you have to search for a term to find the notes that contain it. Then you have to use control-F inside each one repeatedly and repeatedly enter the same search string again. UGH.
Please make it easier to find all instances of a search term (in multiple notes), see them and jump between them. Finding information in your notes is likely one of THE key features of any notes application. Joplin makes that too much work.