Can't handle emoji? Use this to treat them as plain strings, according to the description provided by unicode.
Take a string with emoji in it. Convert them into their text based names.
from emoji2text import emoji2text emoji2text(""" Take a 🎁 of emoji like 🥑, 😞 or 🤮 and convert them to 🔠 🔡 and you'll be feeling all 🙌🏾 💪🏻 👩🔬 👨💻 💯 🎊! """) # Take a wrapped gift of emoji like avocado, disappointed face or face vomiting # and convert them to input latin uppercase input latin lowercase # and you'll be feeling all # raising hands: medium-dark skin tone flexed biceps: light skin tone woman scientist man technologist hundred points confetti ball!
You can also wrap them to help differenciate each emoji like so:
emoji2text("😀😂😂😎", ":") # :grinning face::face with tears of joy::face with tears of joy::smiling face with sunglasses: emoji2text("😀😂😂😎", "<", ">") # <grinning face><face with tears of joy><face with tears of joy><smiling face with sunglasses>
To install, use pip
pip install emoji2text
Only supports Python 3 and emoji version 5.0 (2017). If someone is interested in increasing support I’d be happy to look at any PR.
If you spot any errors, please create an issue with a failing input and expected result.
Only possible thanks to the very helpful grapheme module.
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