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emoji-unicode-version

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emoji-unicode-version

Get the unicode version for a given emoji name.

Useful for testing native unicode emoji support. Test a single emoji and assume any other emoji with that same version is supported.

npm install emoji-unicode-version

Usage

const emojiNameToUnicodeVersion = require('emoji-unicode-version');
 
// 6.1 
console.log(emojiNameToUnicodeVersion('grinning'));
// 9.0 
console.log(emojiNameToUnicodeVersion('rofl'));

Get version from unicode

const emojiNameToUnicodeVersion = require('emoji-unicode-version');
const emojione = require('emojione');
 
function unicodeToName(emojiUnicode) {
    const emojiShortName = emojione.toShort(emojiUnicode);
    const emojiName = emojiShortName.slice(1, emojiShortName.length - 1);
    return emojiName;
}
 
// grinning, 6.1 
console.log(emojiNameToUnicodeVersion(unicodeToName('😀')));
// rofl, 9.0 
console.log(emojiNameToUnicodeVersion(unicodeToName('🤣')));

About

Emoji name list is pulled from EmojiOne

We grab the emoji unicode versions from Emojipedia.

ZWJ sequences use the unicode version for the highest individual emoji in the sequence.

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