Using the colon, dash and close bracket symbols on your computer properly creates a smiley face on your computer. Each of these symbols is located on standard keyboards.
- Make the eyes
Use a colon symbol to make eyes that are sideways: " :."
- Create the nose
Next a dash signifies the nose: "-."
- Add a smile
The third component of a computer-based smiley face is using a close bracket for the mouth of the smile: ")."
- Put the symbols together in order
A computer-based smiley face is created by adding the colon, dash, and close bracket symbols in order: ":-)."