Alfred workflow for searching and copying emoji

Last Updated: 27/09/19 16:23:58
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An Alfred workflow that makes it easy to search for emoji and copy
them to the clipboard 🤘.


Installing the Workflow

Download the provided Alfred workflow.

Notice: This workflow relies on JXA (JavaScript for Automation) that is built
into macOS.


emoji [query]

Press return (↵): Copy the symbol of the selected emoji (e.g. 🤣) to
your clipboard.

Press alt+return (⌥↵): Copy the code of the selected emoji)
(e.g. (rofl)) to your clipboard.

Press cmd+return (⌘↵): Paste the symbol of the selected
emoji (e.g. 🤣) directly to your frontmost application.

Automatic Updates

This workflow will automatically check for updates at most once per day. If a
new release is found, it automatically downloads and installs the latest
version of the workflow. All downloads come directly from official GitHub

Optional Hotkey and Snippet Triggers

Trigger the workflow with either a custom hotkey or a custom snippet.

Building the Workflow

  1. Clone this repository
  2. npm install
  3. npm run build

Loading the Workflow into Alfred

  1. npm run load


This is based on the original work by Carlos Galdino. His project
seems to be unmaintained (some emoji don’t copy and some newer are missing).
Whereas his project is based on the Ruby language, this one is based on



MIT License