Windows Live Mail makes it easy to include emoticons in email messages. They can all be generated with one or more characters, usually enclosed in parentheses. But what if you want something like “select your file(s)” to appear that way and not have an emoticon replace the “(s)” or similar text?
Type your text, when the emoticon appears just press the backspace key, or click the “undo” icon, or press Ctrl+Z. The original text you want will replace the emoticon and you can continue typing.
Here is a partial list of “single character in parentheses” emoticons. Note that this list includes a few symbols that are not emoticons. These are images to avoid confusing your browser.
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