Tip: Activate "Big Guy" in Calculator and Contacts


Sometimes there are moments when we need to see the Mac in the distance, either because we are doing some work on another side of the room or because we do not have our phone at hand to do the operation. So if something similar has ever happened to you already you do not need to write anything down in a notebook, since we can activate the option "Large type" so that it can be seen from afar.

Clarify that this only works if we are with the Mac in front or we have direct visibility of the screen, but on the contrary it is far enough away to not being able to distinguish what we are seeing.

The display option "Large type" is based on the idea of display the numbers as large and visually pleasing as possible within the aspect ratio of the screen and thus facilitate the view to the user when he is at a considerable distance from the equipment. To be able to activate this function we only have to run either of these two applications and once inside, press Ctrl + Clic of the mouse or trackpad (right button) on the number to display the secondary menu and activate it from there.


In the calculator we will place it on the display and in the contacts application about phone number labels for example. Even so, there are other options such as Screen Zoom to be able to carry out the same thing although with a somewhat worse visual result, to activate this Zoom we only have to go to the System Preferences> Accessibility> Use Scroll Gesture with Modifier Keys to Change Zoom and we will have it ready to zoom wherever we want.


More information - Gestures on the Magic Trackpad

Source - Cnet


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