How Do I Make a Smiley Face on the Computer?

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.

  1. Make the eyes

    Use a colon symbol to make eyes that are sideways: ” :.”

  2. Create the nose

    Next a dash signifies the nose: “-.”

  3. Add a smile

    The third component of a computer-based smiley face is using a close bracket for the mouth of the smile: “).”

  4. Put the symbols together in order

    A computer-based smiley face is created by adding the colon, dash, and close bracket symbols in order: “:-).”