Don't worry about the periods. I just executed a search and started typing in 'la[spc]complex', and ''L.A. Complex, The'' appeared after I typed in the c.
In searching for 'complex', L.A. Complex came up once I got to 'compl'.
So I guess, there is really no need to enter a title completely as written.
The Man Prayer: I'm a man ...... I can change ...... If I have to ...... I guess.