Microsoft has labored out one other unique emoji for Home windows 10, the infinitely superior Astro Cat. Discovered by Emojipedia, the emoji is achieved by becoming a member of the ‘Cat Face’ and ‘Rocket’ emojis by a small string of characters in between.
Particularly, this method is named the ‘zero width joiner’ (ZWJ), a selected string of characters that, when positioned between two emojis within the correct order, will produce an entire new emoji. Nonetheless, at this level solely Home windows 10 helps the zero width joiner.
Which means that, except you’re viewing this sequence of emojis on Home windows 10 by varied apps, all that you just’ll see is an inexplicable cat head positioned subsequent to a spaceship.
The resultant emoji is simply downright cute – although not with out clutch branding as evidenced by the cat’s Microsoft brand on its swimsuit. With the learn headband, the character even features a nod to Microsoft’s traditional Ninja Cat emoji, one of many first to make use of the ZWJ technique.
So, when will different working methods (OS) assist Astro Cat? That’s powerful to inform, although it’s seemingly that different OS makers will observe Microsoft to assist ZWJ sooner or later.