Type a heart symbol in Mac OS X

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You can use the Character Viewer to insert a heart, emoji, symbol, or special character into your text.

In most applications you can type control+command+space to open the Character Viewer. The command key is the key with the clover (⌘) on it. If this key combination doesn't work, follow these instructions to open the Character Viewer.

Now type "heart" in the search field in the Character Viewer. When you find the heart you want, double-click it to insert it in your text.

Here are some of the options (you can copy and paste these)...
Red heart: ❤️
Red heart 2: ♥️
Blue heart: 💙
Green heart: 💚
Yellow heart: 💛
Purple heart: 💜
Black heart:
White heart:
Beating heart: 💓
Broken heart: 💔
Two hearts: 💕
Sparkling heart: 💖
Growing heart: 💗
Heart with arrow: 💘
Heart with ribbon: 💝
Revolving hearts: 💞
Heart decoration: 💟
Smiling face with heart-shaped eyes: 😍
Smiling cat face with heart shaped eyes: 😻
Couple with heart (woman, man): 💑
Couple with heart (woman, woman): 👩‍❤️‍👩
Couple with heart (man, man): 👨‍❤️‍👨
Heavy black heart:
Rotated floral heart bullet:
Rotated heavy black heart:
Floral heart:
Heavy heart exclamation mark ornament:


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