Qs (query string) populate query not working

System Information
  • Strapi Version: 4.8.2
  • Operating System: win 11
  • Database: Postgres
  • Node Version: v16.18.1
  • NPM Version: 8.19.2
  • Yarn Version:

I was playing with Strapi and decided to use the qs package to query my messages collection which has only two fields message_text and from as seen below.

I made a simple query to populate all the fields :point_down:t4:

but in the end I wasn’t able to get the from fields