As Microsoft revealed in a weblog publish, assist for Emoji 13.1 has been introduced in as half of the November 2021 cumulative replace in preview (that means it’s nonetheless in testing).Should you need to have a look now, you’ll be able to head to Windows Update, examine for the newest updates on Windows 11, and seize the KB5007262 preview patch.
Microsoft factors out that after put in, you’ll be able to hit the Windows key + interval (full-stop) key to peruse the new additions inside the popup emoji picker.
As effectively as the new emoji, KB5007262 brings a quantity of modifications that embrace tackling some of the points with File Explorer, corresponding to fixing a bug the place it stops working after closing a window.
Analysis: Clippy’s back, however in 2D, not 3D
The new emoji are more modern-looking to be according to the total Fluent Design vibe of Windows 11 as we talked about at the outset. They look fairly good on the complete, we expect, and of course it’s noteworthy to see Clippy pop up right here as the paperclip emoji.
You would possibly do not forget that Clippy is back by common demand, as Microsoft applied a vote for the iconic assistant’s return back in July 2021, and a sizeable quantity of people gave the thumbs-up in that ballot. It’s a welcome and enjoyable addition, for certain.
However, what has touched a number of nerves right here is that originally (back in July), Microsoft previewed some 3D-style Fluent Design emoji, and these new additions are clearly easy 2D affairs.
In October, Brandon LeBlanc, Senior Program Manager of the Windows Insider staff, tweeted to make clear that the 3D emojis which had been initially aired a number of months beforehand had been the “wrong graphics” and apologized, however left many of us nonetheless feeling sad that they’d been hoodwinked into believing one thing higher was in the pipeline.