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If you have "Other Input Sources" available at the top right of your login screen, select the one called Unicode Hex Input. This can be used to input emoji (or any other character) into the password field, as long as you know the Unicode Hex number of the character. This number can be found in the Character Viewer or on the internet. Some items you find ...


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I solved it by the solution Apple Support suggested to do, here are the steps I did: Install OS X on an external drive from Recovery mode (Cmd + R while starting). Boot from the external drive. Install the Hex/Emoji keyboard to be able to type the relevant character. Go to Disk Utility, choose the locked disk. Go to File -> Turn Off Encryption. Enter your ...


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The difference is the rendering engines for the browser windows. We know Safari renders the character set differently than Chrome. But the Window UI elements (the tabs in Chrome) are okay. That's our biggest clue. The window UI elements are likely (emphasis on likely, I may not be correct here) all being rendered by the OS. So they get the full OS-level ...


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Since you have Filevault - that makes your situation precarious and a bit delicate. Some good news, Apple has disabled emoji entry in the password pane for 10.11 El Capitan - I can't paste or get emoji in the Users & Groups preference pane. Apple's official manner to get past this is to click the ? in the password field and reset your password. If you ...


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Go to the Edit menu, submenu Substitutions, then uncheck Emoji.


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First, in System Preferences, under the Keyboard tab of the Keyboard Preference Pane, be sure Show Keyboard and Character Viewers in menu bar is checked. Then, from the Keyboard menu in the menu bar, select Show Character Viewer. In the Character viewer pane, select Emoji. When you select an Emoji, on the right side of the pane, you get a large graphic of ...


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You can use the Chrome extension Chromoji. It's a workaround that will replace emoji with embedded images in web pages.


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You can change the shortcut from System Preferences: Either three periods or an ellipsis character should work. You can disable the shortcut by modifying ~/Library/Preferences/.GlobalPreferences.plist: defaults write -g NSUserKeyEquivalents -dict-add 'Special Characters...' '\0' Quit and reopen applications to apply the changes made with the defaults ...


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There's also a list on my web site, that I just made. The list is viewable using a browser with emoji font support; this includes Safari.


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Creator of Divvy here. I'm not sure why Divvy can't record this shortcut in the UI, but you can force Divvy to use this shortcut: Quit Divvy. Launch Terminal.app and paste this command, on one line, and press enter: defaults write com.mizage.direct.Divvy globalHotkey -dict keyCode 49 modifiers 4352 Also, paste this command, on one line, and press enter: ...


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Adding to bmike's answer, if you can't do any of that, and don't have a recent backup, you might try connecting the disk to another computer, and mounting the volume to save your files. You can apparently do it with both mac, windows and linux.


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Run the following command (source) in Terminal: defaults write com.apple.messageshelper.MessageController SOInputLineSettings -dict-add "automaticEmojiSubstitutionEnablediMessage" -bool false Then restart Messages.app.


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I think you just need to Collapse the Character Viewer by clicking the button next to the search field. http://support.apple.com/kb/PH13867


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You need Mac OS X 10.11.1 (El Capitan) on your Mac to see the new emojis.


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When you're in iOS, you can also turn on VoiceOver and it'll read the names of the Emoji as you move around the keyboard.


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The button in the upper-right corner of Character Viewer was the culprit. If I summon Character Viewer and click it, Character Viewer shrinks: From then on, further presses of control+command+space summon the pop-up panel instead. As to how I got to the full Character Viewer, opening Character Viewer from the menu bar Input menu (which can be turned on ...


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Open the Settings app. Tap on General. Tap on International. Tap on Keyboard. Tap on Add New Keyboard. Tap on Emoji. To switch to it on the keyboard, tap the globe icon between 123 and the microphone icon. I'd say that's easier than downloading a third-party anything on Android. Plus it was included already 2 years ago with iOS 5.


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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 ...


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I think iWork has not yet been updated to support the Apple Color Emoji font. The vast majority of the special characters that are monochrome work fine - you might try the old way of specifying a font directly - Symbola has emoticons that might work until Keynote gets updated.


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For font making the common OS X tools are FontLab, FontForge, and Glyphs. I understand the Color Emoji font uses png color bitmaps in two sizes in a proprietary “sbix” table, but have not yet seen info on how to make that table.


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You can try holding down on the emoji you want and see if it brings up a menu to pick the skin color like this: That feature is mainly only available on the more "human" looking emojis. Doing this will now set the default of that emoji to the color you chose, so I guess you could go through all of them and pick the one you want and they should stay as ...


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You could use ssh, telnet, vnc/rdp, Back To My Mac or similar methods, provided they are enabled and/or available. Also you could login using the default guest account or any regular user account, if available. Then: Execute the CLI Terminal.app; type passwd <username>; enter ⎆/return ⏎; (where <username> is the name of the account you're ...


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The only workaround I've found is to use accessibility zoom; old man style. The problem persists in Yosemite 10.10.3 with the new Emoji picker.


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If you want to make a custom emoji, you would need to create a font that contains the glyph for it. Common font creation apps for OS X are FontForge, FontLab, RoboFont, Type, and Glyphs. Once it is in a font, you can set a keyboard shortcut for it in system prefs/keyboard/text. Of course other people's computers will not display your emoji unless they ...


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This is to go with @TomGewecke answer. If you are seeing the input menu at the top right hand corner of the login screen. This may only be because their is another user logged in. ( Fast user Switching). If there is a user already logged in, the input menu will always show even if no users have it enabled to show in their menu bar. But if there are no ...


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Emoji simply wasn't supported in Pages 4.3 or Keynote 5.3 Our very own fonts guru, Tom Gewecke mentions such in https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4025411?start=0&tstart=0 The 'fix' is to update, I'm afraid. It works perfectly well in Pages 5.6.1 & Keynote 6.6.1


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You might be able to remove Apple's Color Emoji font, but you cannot remove it with FontBook. Instead, go to /System/Library/Fonts/ and drag "Apple Color Emoji.ttf" to the Trash. You must authenticate yourself as an administrator to do this. I haven't tested this, and I don't know if your computer will catch fire.


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You can go to Settings > General > Keyboards > Add New Keyboard ... and select "Emoji" from the list. Then, in order to access the emojis on your keyboard, tab this "globe" icon:


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No, this is not possible. You can quickly switch to a specific keyboard by holding down on the keyboard language button and sliding your finger to the specific keyboard. Also, the keyboard order is always fixed, so you know to double-tap the keyboard language button to go to a specific keyboard from another specific keyboard.


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This all seems to be for older OS's I have run the terminal command but for Yosemite it looks like just assign the name to "Emoji & Symbols" for all apps. Would be nice to not assign any shortcut to this and remove it but you can't save no shortcut and it will not let me save and then delete the shortcut (that probably wouldn't work anyway. At least it ...



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