Using Emoji In Your Budget

You love 'em. ❤️ We love 'em (most of us, anyway 🤔). It's easy to add emoji to YNAB! 🙌 🎉

Emoji icons are shown next to each category name, like a house for the Rent category, and lightbulb for Electric.

Just follow these 👣, and you'll be rocking emojis in no ⏱! 

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How to Add Emoji on a Mac

  1. Start by inserting your cursor anywhere in YNAB that you can insert text. 🎯  Then ...
  2. Hold down CTRL + CMD + SPACE. Voila!

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How to Add Emoji on a PC

  1. Start by inserting your cursor anywhere in YNAB that you can insert text. 🎯
  2. Hold down the Windows Key + [period]. 
  3. If that doesn't work, try Windows Key + [semi-colon].
  4. If you have an older version of Windows (7 or earlier): Windows 7 was initially launched with no emoji support on its keyboard. 😱 Instead, it was added with a later update. After installing the updates in the Control Panel, you can:
    1. Click the keyboard icon on the system tray.
    2. Click the emoji button to the left of the spacebar. Rock on!

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How to Add Emoji on a Chromebook

  1. Start by tapping or inserting your cursor anywhere in YNAB that you can insert text. 🎯 
  2. Right-click or two-finger tap on a touchpad to bring up the pop up menu. 
  3. Select Add Emoji. Tada! 🎉

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