For example (explained on Emojipedia): 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

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Have a look at the emojify package.


Yes, if you have the Symbola font installed, it will make use of it to render emojis:

Emacs screenshot with family emojis

  • @m43cap Consider turning that comment into an answer as comments risk to get deleted at any time.
    – wasamasa
    Sep 28, 2019 at 19:47
  • Have do so - thanks. And I have deleted my original comment.
    – user16762
    Sep 29, 2019 at 9:48
  • I do have Symbola installed. As can be seen in your screenshot, the family members are rendered individually and not as a family emoji. What is missing is support for Emoji ZWJ Sequences.
    – feklee
    Sep 29, 2019 at 12:52
  • I recommend specifying that in the question (as opposed to linking to a website), it's otherwise not clear. We cannot know how it's rendered for you and what rendering you expect.
    – wasamasa
    Sep 29, 2019 at 14:39

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