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Setting Restrict to search expression in a User Interface

We're trying to limit the entities listed by the autocomplete feature in the User Interface. The entities listed are meant to create a relationship between an Object and an Entity as his author. The problem is: When typing the name of the Entity in the editor, we want only the entities with the search term in its name. But there are a lot of other entities whose name are not similar to what was typed.

An example: We type "Picasso", expecting to find "Pablo Picasso" and set his as an author. But the list contains some other entities, as say, "Wolfgang Pfeiffer". Maybe it's because we have a lot of access points defined in our search_indexing.conf? In our data, we see that Wolfgang Pfeiffer participated in an Event called "O Fenômeno Picasso", and we have access points used to find participations...

So, we are trying to set the "Restrict to search expression" in the interface, so only the preferred_labels.displayname is used to search for the Artists. But how can we achieve this? Is there a special operator to include the searched term in the restriction? Something like:

ca_entities.preferred_labels.displayname:"^term"
or
ca_entity_labels.displayname:^term

Is this possible?

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