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If you're using a phone or a tablet for Bookwhen admin, you can easily insert Emojis anywhere that uses text, just like when writing a message to friends. However, not everyone knows that you can also bring up an Emoji keyboard on your laptop or computer. Here's how:
You can bring up the emoji keyboard on a Mac by pressing CTRL + CMD + Space simultaneously.
You can bring up the Emoji keyboard in Windows by either
Holding Windows + ; (semi-colon)
or Windows + . (full stop)
Here's an example of how you can add an Emoji to the name of a class:
And here's how that would look on the booking page:
You can use them anywhere you type text, such as:
Booking confirmation message
https://emojipedia.org/ is a great place to explore all the available Emojis and how they look in different tools and devices.
Using special characters
Special characters are a great way of adding subtle detail to your entries. Here are a couple of examples of what this could look like:
Please note for entry titles made entirely of special characters like this one above; you will need to select the entry by scrolling through the list of your entries instead of being able to filter by typing the name in your booking and schedule entry filters.
A few examples of what special characters are available:
Weather, stars, flowers etc.: ☆ ✿ ❤︎ ☾ ☁︎ ☀︎
Trademark and copyright: ™ ©
Arrows: ⫸ ⦚ ✎ ➳ ➪ ☞
Fonts: 𝔸𝕒 𝔹𝕓 ℂ𝕔 𝒜𝒶 ℬ𝒷 𝒞𝒸 𝔄𝔞 𝔅𝔟 ℭ𝔠
You can copy and paste special characters from your browser or any documents you have. You can also bring up your special characters keyboard on your computer.
You can view special characters (Character Viewer) by pressing CTRL + CMD + Space simultaneously and then selecting the ⌘ icon in the top right to switch between Emojis and Character Viewer.
To locate your special characters (Character Map) on windows, select Start and enter character map into the search box and hit Enter:
You can then copy and paste special characters from the results box or select to paste the character into your text box:
Using Emojis and special characters with filter buttons
If you're using filter buttons to help your bookers navigate your schedule, you can also use Emojis and special characters on those! Here are a couple of examples:
You can find the help article on filter buttons here.