Rolling on the Floor laughing ? emoji in Word, Outlook, Office

Insert the Rolling on the Floor laughing ?  emoji into Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook.  Both in Office for Windows and Office for Mac.

Rolling on the Floor laughing ?  emoji is commonly used, sometimes using the acronym ‘ROFL’ or ‘Hysterical Laughter’

Not to be confused with Face with rolling eyes ? emoji

How Rolling on the Floor laughing ? looks in different fonts.

Here’s some examples of how Rolling on the Floor laughing ? looks in common Office fonts.

Rolling on the Floor laughing ? codes

These are the important code numbers or values you’ll need to enter the Rolling on the Floor laughing ?

Decimal:  129315  Hex:   1f923

Web:  🤣 or 🤣

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

Word and Outlook

The Rolling on the Floor laughing ?  sign does NOT have an inbuilt shortcut in Word.

Use the standard Word Alt + X symbol shortcut 1f923 then 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 Rolling on the Floor laughing ?  character into any program, but they use a numeric keypad, not the number row above the letters.

Alt + 129315  

Window 10 Emoji Panel

Use Win + . (period/fullstop) to open the Windows 10 Emoji Panel.   Search for ‘roll’ and the emoji will appear.

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 Rolling on the Floor laughing ? symbol:

  • Command + Control + Spacebar shortcut to open the Character Viewer.  
  • Search for “ Rolling  “ 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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