This question is an extension of Daniel L.'s question and my own question. I upgraded to Lion after asking my question. I'd like to be able to view emoji in Chrome when using Lion. So stuff like this: 😄 👍 🎵 I'd like to be able to see in Chrome. How do I do this? If possible, I'd like to use the system font that's already included on OS X Lion.
This isn't exactly what you're looking for, but it should actually work, which is an advantage.
Create a service in Automator. The service takes no input.
Run AppleScript Here's the script:
Assign it a keystroke and you're good to go.