Insert Emojis in Adobe Illustrator

Participant ,
Jun 20, 2017 Jun 20, 2017

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While it's incredibly easy to insert Emojis in all Mac OS apps it's incredibly difficult to do so in Adobe Illustrator  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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Participant , May 09, 2018 May 09, 2018
You should be able to use emoji in Illustrator now. I just type "emoji" in the character field and get something like this. Don't know if it is the same in Windows.Kind RegardsKarsten

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Jun 20, 2017 Jun 20, 2017

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i think you're going to have to explain what you're trying to do in a bit more detail.

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Jun 20, 2017 Jun 20, 2017

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  <----- I'm trying to type an emoji ---->

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Jun 20, 2017 Jun 20, 2017

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illustrator doesn't support those sort of fonts as far as i know.

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Participant ,
Jun 20, 2017 Jun 20, 2017

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Yup that's what I thought...

Sketch App supports emojis so I'll export from there

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Participant ,
May 09, 2018 May 09, 2018

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You should be able to use emoji in Illustrator now. I just type "emoji" in the character field and get something like this. Don't know if it is the same in Windows.

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Karsten

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Adobe Community Professional ,
May 09, 2018 May 09, 2018

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the EmojiOne font was supplied with CC2018. it should be on both mac and windows.

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Engaged ,
Jul 01, 2019 Jul 01, 2019

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https://forums.adobe.com/people/Doug+A+Roberts  wrote

the EmojiOne font was supplied with CC2018. it should be on both mac and windows.

I was searching for emojis too. I'm on windows 10. Thanks for telling about this font! Yours should be marked as the solution now.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Jul 02, 2019 Jul 02, 2019

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Or one could just design desirred emojis... or create new ones.  Even customize them specifically for your project.

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Community Beginner ,
May 29, 2020 May 29, 2020

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While I love this feature, it would be extremely useful to be able to search emojis by name. The collection is quite large 🙂

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Adobe Community Professional ,
May 29, 2020 May 29, 2020

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Hi,

You can raise the feature request on the Illustrator forum of bugs and feature request.

Here is the link for the forum.

https://illustrator.uservoice.com/

 

Best regards

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New Here ,
Aug 11, 2020 Aug 11, 2020

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Has anyone actually tried typing with that emoji font? As soon as I type, it defaults to sans serif font.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Aug 12, 2020 Aug 12, 2020

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The emoji font's characters are mapped differently to a regular font, so if you type an 'a' for instance, that doesn't have an equivalent in the emoji font. Illustrator's response seems to be to revert to the default paragraph style.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Aug 12, 2020 Aug 12, 2020

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You need to create a new text object, delete everything in it, then apply the Emoji font and then use the Glyphs panel for typing.

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New Here ,
Dec 22, 2020 Dec 22, 2020

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Thanks this was exatly what I was looking for.  Yes Wikka I had the same problem. Now solved thanks Monika.

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Community Beginner ,
Feb 24, 2021 Feb 24, 2021

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Works! Ps adobe you are a jerk.

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New Here ,
Mar 21, 2021 Mar 21, 2021

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What everyone seems to miss in the responses to this (and the question as well since it is quite unclear), and Adobe as well, is that emoji ARE characters.

 

On a Mac in apps that don't go out of their way to disable it, I can bring up the emoji/symbol picker by pressing cmd+control+space (or on late 2020 macs, the function key) and it will bring up the system emoji picker. I can then type a name to filter them, use arrow keys, and hit enter to insert it. 😩

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This is a feature of the operating system and can be used all over the place. However in Illustrator and Photoshop, when you press cmd+control+space — nothing happens. Likewise if you configure your system so that the function key brings up the emoji picker, if you are in Illustrator or Photoshop and press the function key — nothing happens.

 

This is so much easier than creating text, changing it to a specific font and using a weird interface to choose characters instead of just typing them as the UTF symbols that they are.

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