Use emojis

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  • On macOS

    • Press Ctrl + cmd + space on your keyboard at the same time to open the emoji keyboard
    • Or open the menu bar and select Edit and then Emojis & Symbols.
    • Or replace type emoticons with emojis with the following steps:

    1. Select Preferences :



    2. Select Options:



    3. Select Replace type emoticons with emojis:



    4. :-) will turn into an emoji .
  • On Windows

    • Press the Windows Key + . (period) on your keyboard at the same time to open the emoji keyboard
    • Or right-click on the taskbar and select Touch Keyboard, and a new keyboard icon on your taskbar will appear. Select it to access the keyboard and select the smiley-face button.
    • Or replace type emoticons with emojis with the following steps:

    1. Select Preferences .
    2. Select Options.
    3. Enable Replace type emoticons with emojis. 
    4. :-) will turn into an emoji .

    You might need to update your operating system to get the latest emojis, as those are based on the Unicode Standard used by the operating system.

    Windows 7 supports emojis but doesn't have an emoji keyboard. 

  • On Linux

    You may have to install certain fonts in order to get colorful emojis on Linux.

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You might need to update your operating system to get the latest emojis, as those are based on the Unicode Standard used by the operating system.

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