Duck emoji in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Add the Duck emoji into Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook. Both in Office for Windows and Office for Mac.

Duck emoji represents the quacky bird with webbed feet. The emoji is usually depicted as a Mallard. Sometimes used as a substitute for the f-word, because of iPhones tendency to autocorrect to the obvious rhyme .

How Duck emoji looks in different fonts.

Heres some examples of how Duck emoji looks in common Office fonts.

Duck codes

These are the important code numbers or values youll need to enter the Duck or

Decimal:  129414 Hex:   1f986

Web: 🦆 or 🦆

(web codes arent used in Microsoft Office, weve included them for the sake of completeness.)

Word and Outlook

The Duck emoji does NOT have an inbuilt shortcut in Word.

Use the standard Word Alt + X symbol shortcut 1f986 + 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 and look for the Duck emoji


In Windows there are several shortcuts to enter the Duck emoji into any program, but they use a numeric keypad, not the number row above the letters.

Alt + 129414  

Window 11/10 Emoji Panel

The Windows 10 Emoji Panel has the Duck Emoji.  Use Win + . (period/fullstop) to open the panel.

Choose the Emoji tab (the second of the top row icons), then the Smiley faces and animals section which is marked by the smiley face.  To find the Duck emoji, scroll down the list or search for Duck in the search bar.

See Emoji Panel is part of Windows 10 that totally sucks

Windows Character Map

The Windows Character Map accessory in all Windows releases, does not have the duck emoji.

MacOS and Office for Mac inserting characters

On a Mac, to enter the Duck emoji:

  • Command + Control + Spacebar shortcut to open the Character Viewer.  
  • Search for Duck and the Viewer should find the emoji you need.

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

Grinning Cat with Smiling Eyes emoji in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Rainbow emoji in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
OK Hand sign emoji in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Join Office for Mere Mortalstoday

Office for Mere Mortals is where thousands pick up useful tips and tricks for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Give it a try. You can unsubscribe at any time. We've never spammed or sold addresses since we started over twenty years ago.
Invalid email address