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Full Color Emoji Used In Tableau Is Not Properly Displayed In IE 11


Published: 21 Apr 2021
Last Modified Date: 22 Apr 2021

Issue

Full color emoji like Red Apple emoji in Tableau Dashboard is not displayed colorful in IE 11.

Environment

  • Tableau Server
  • Internet Explorer 11

Resolution

As workaround, use other browsers like Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge that display colorful emoji.
 

Cause

The issue is outside of Tableau.
IE11 is unable to display colorful emoji.
The emoji is not even displayed similarly in different environments such as Apple and Microsoft.
 

Additional Information

  • To confirm the behavior outside of Tableau, create a simple html file and include this emoji. Then open the file in different browsers:
<html>
<title>Red Apple Emoji</title>
<body>
<p>
🍎
</p>
</body>
</html>

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