The STAR is * syntax only applies to section access. If you need to do this outside of section access, you will need to transform the data in your load script. There are several possible ways of doing this, for example:
I believe Claudiu was correct in this case, here is the help, and the reference is Section Access, but I think it should apply outside of Section Access as well, but I had another case recently here on Community where Henric Cronstrom provided some additional info too. Here is the Help link, which you may have already reviewed:
Hopefully those may shed a bit more light on things for you.
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