Wildcard Search - Fluid Topics - 3.8 - Reference Guides

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A wildcard is a character that may be used in a search term to represent one or more other characters. The wildcard character used in Fluid Topics is the asterisk ("*").


Searching for foo* returns results for fool, food, football, football match, etc.

Fluid Topics only triggers wildcard search when an asterisk is present at the end (as the last character) of a keyword. A query such as foo*bar actually searches for foo*bar and nothing else.

Wildcard search does not return synonyms. For example, the query foo does not return soccer even if an administrator has defined football and soccer as synonyms.

Enable wildcard search

To enable wildcard search, contact a Fluid Topics representative via the Fluid Topics Help Desk.