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So 10.7 comes with support for Emoji. I can copy/paste them from the character viewer (like 🎵), but I have no idea how to actually type them.

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Go to System Preferences -> Keyboard. Select Show Keyboard & Character Viewers in menu bar. From the menu bar now, click Show Character Viewer. In the left menu, select Emoji. Either drag or double-click the character you would like.

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fideli is correct. There is no way to type them directly, they're only accessible from the Character Viewer. – peelman Jul 26 '11 at 18:13
@peelman. Yikes, I did not even see that Nils mentioned the Character Viewer already in the question. This answer seems completely redundant now. – fideli Jul 26 '11 at 18:17
doesn't make your answer any less relevant. – peelman Jul 26 '11 at 18:24

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