Emoji to AHK
This is an Autohotkey script to automatically replace your emoji from their shortnames. Like in Slack but anywhere on your windows machine.
:smiley: anywhere and it gets replaced by
The full list of supported emoji can be found here : https://unicodey.com/emoji-data/table.htm
Note: All emoji with underscores like
:raised_hands: are also available with spaces
:raised hands: for easier typing.
.ahk script as well as an
.exe version can be found in the releases
The python tool creates a Autohotkey script with a hotstring for every emoji with a short name.
All the requirements for this tool are detailed in
requirements.txt so go ahead and run
pip install -r requirements.txt
If you edit the
custom_short_names.py list in the format
you can add any number of custom short name aliases to your generated script.
Feel free to submit a PR if you want to share your custom aliases.
You can add
--underscore-only to skip generation of
expansion (space instead of underscore). Without this flag, both with and without will be generated.
Your generated file should be
Please mind that to work properly, this file needs to be encoded in UTF-8 with BOM because of an Autohotkey limitation, it is initially generated that way but make sure you preserve the encoding when editing the file manually or you will get weird characters instead of emoji.