Wildcard searches impose extensive database load, and can negatively impact other users. Wildcard searches often generate a Document Search Results list that is much larger than necessary, and is not useful.
To ensure high database performance and execute queries more efficiently, the following are considered best practices for using wildcards when searching:
Only use leading wildcards in searches when attempting to retrieve documents with complex or misspelled Keyword Values.
Provide as many known characters as possible before using a wildcard, preferably four or more.