One of the most common forms of shorthand communication developed for the mobile age is the icon-based vocabulary known as Emoji. You have seen those seen Emoji pictures on social media. It’s available for Microsoft Word in Windows 10, MacOS, iOS, iPadOS, and Android.
Microsoft Word is an indisputable application in the documentation world. When preparing documentations, you can easily insert Emoji to jazz up a Word document on various devices.
You can enter an Emoji in Word in the same way you can enter an Emoji in any other application. While typing in a Word document, just use the appropriate keyboard shortcut for your operating system. Let!s explore how this is done.
This is for devices supporting Microsoft Word. Screenshots are from Windows 10
Open Rmoji Keyboard
Open your Word document and position the cursor where you want to insert the Emoji.
- For Windows 10 – Press, “Windows + Period” keys or “Windows + Semicolon” keys to open the Emoji picker.
- For MaOS – Press “Command + Control + Space” keys to open Emoji keyboard on a Mac, which is a Character Viewer app in MacOS.
- For iPhone, iPad, or Android phone, you can use the standard Emoji keyboard.
These keyboard shortcuts work in basically all Windows or Mac applications.
A pop-up will be displayed with all popular emoji symbols. The most frequently used Emoji will appear first. Refer to below image:
Searching for an Emoji
On both Windows and Mac, you can start typing the name of an Emoji to search for it. For example, to find “music” related Emoji, just start typing a few characters of the keyword. You can also just scroll through the long list of Emoji to find one.
Use the arrow keys and press Enter or click an Emoji to insert it. See below image:
The Emoji you insert into your document will appear as a colorful icon. You can resize them. adjust their font size, just as you would with any other text in the document.
See following image for an inserted “music”Emoji followed by text:
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