Quick switcher output should match wiki link popup format to reduce visual noise

Use case or problem

When using the quick switcher to find files in folders the output is extremely “noisy” because it includes the entire path in the name. This introduces significant friction when trying to move quickly between notes.

Example:

Proposed solution

Make the quick switcher output match the output of the link popup.

Example:

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Current workaround (optional)

No workaround, just tedious reading of all the visual noise trying to find the note.

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Another reason this is important is because plugins are also forced to develop their own search functions, which further fractures the search experience across the platform.

See: New Plugin: Journey - Find the story between your notes - #91 by davecan

Edit: This request has evolved into a request for a unified search API as a platform-level capability: Establish a unified search API as a platform-level service