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 go to the menu bar and click Edit > Emojis & Symbols.
  • Type ":name of emoji" to create an emoji; i.e. :smile.
  1. Go to Settings Settings.png.
  2. Click Options.
  3. Enable Replace type emoticons with emojis. 
  4. :-) will turn into Emoticon.png.

It may also happen that you have to update your operating system to get the latest emojis as those are based on the Unicode Standard used by the operating system.

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 click on "Touch Keyboard" and a new keyboard icon on your taskbar will appear. Click on it to access the keyboard and click on the smiley-face icon.
  • Type ":name of emoji" to create an emoji; i.e. :smile.
  1. Go to Settings Settings.png.
  2. Click Options.
  3. Enable Replace type emoticons with emojis. 
  4. :-) will turn into Emoticon.png.

It may also happen that you have 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. 

Using Linux:
Be aware: You may have to install certain fonts in order to get colorful emojis on Linux.

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