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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.

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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.

Two actions.

First action:

Run AppleScript Here's the script:

on run {input, parameters}
    tell application "Google Chrome" to activate
    tell application "System Events" to tell application process "Google Chrome" to set myvar to value of text field 1 of tool bar 1 of window 1
    if myvar contains "://" then
        -- do nothing
    else
        set myvar to "http://" & myvar
    end if
    return myvar

end run

Second action:

Website Popup

Assign it a keystroke and you're good to go.

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