serve as representations of various facial expressions using punctuation marks, numbers, and letters (also known as ASCII, or American Standard Code for Information Interchange
characters). These "expressions" are widely used in social networking, instant messaging applications, and email programs to express emotions in status messages, text, or emails.
If you want to express your joy, disappointment, or sadness when composing an e-mail, you can add one of the smileys available in Microsoft Outlook
Use Emoticons in Microsoft Outlook
Open Microsoft Outlook, and click New e-mail
. Place the cursor where you would like to insert the emoticon.
Next, click the Insert
tab > Symbol
> More symbols
In the window that opens, go to Symbols
, and select Wingdings
Choose one of the emoticons, and click Insert
to add it to your email.
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