search in gmail can't search partial words ?????

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Oct15-08, 08:34 AM
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I notice that my gmail can't find emails by searching with parts of words (like search for 'stup' instead of 'stupid') while yahoo mail can. As a result, I am simply unable to find my emails in gmail despite it's alleged 'superb search capabilities'. No, I am not gonna tag every single message to find it later, I don't need to do that in yahoo HELLO ... Is there a way to override that stupid gmail behavior?
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Monique is offline
Oct15-08, 11:23 AM
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why not just type the whole word?
cristo is offline
Oct15-08, 11:27 AM
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I don't use gmail, but surely there's some sort of wildcard, like stu*.

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