Face with Tears of joy ? emoji in Word, Office

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Type the Face with Tears of joy ?  emoji into Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook.  Both in Office for Windows and Office for Mac.

Face with Tears of joy ?  emoji is one of the most popular, if not THE most commonly used emoji. Also known as Laughing Crying, Laughing Tears, LOL (Laugh Out Loud) or just plain Laughing.

How Face with Tears of joy ? looks in different fonts.

Here’s some examples of how Face with Tears of joy ? looks in common Office fonts.

Face with Tears of joy ? codes

These are the important code numbers or values you’ll need to enter the Face with Tears of joy or ?

Decimal:  128514  Hex:   1f602

Web:  😂 or 😂

(web codes aren’t used in Microsoft Office, we’ve included them for the sake of completeness.)

Word and Outlook

The Face with Tears of joy ?  sign does NOT have an inbuilt shortcut in Word.

Use the standard Word Alt + X symbol shortcut 1f602  + Alt + X

Once in a document you can copy it to AutoCorrect and make your own shortcut.

Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Insert | Symbols | Symbol should work but doesn’t because, at present, Office for Windows doesn’t support the high-numbered Unicode symbols like emoji. Word’s Find can’t find all Unicode symbols and emoji

Windows

In Windows there are several shortcuts to enter the Face with Tears of joy ?  character into any program, but they use a numeric keypad, not the number row above the letters.

Alt + 128514  

Window 10 Emoji Panel

Use Win + . (period/fullstop) to open the Windows 10 Emoji Panel.  Most likely the Face with Tears of joy ?  emoji will be in the top row.

See Emoji Panel is part of Windows 10 that totally sucks

Windows Character Map

Like Office Insert Symbol the Windows Character Map accessory in all Windows releases does NOT support high-end Unicode characters like emoji.

MacOS and Office for Mac inserting characters

On a Mac, to enter the Face with Tears of joy ? symbol:

  • Command + Control + Spacebar shortcut to open the Character Viewer.   
  • Search for “Tears“ and the Viewer should find the symbol you need.

Despite the name Character Viewer, the Apple system tool will also insert characters into any program, including Office for Mac.

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