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Is there a way to call this function: 'Large Type' in Mac like in Address Book application

from the command line?

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You need a GUI anyway, is using QuickSilver not an option? See also: Quicksilver Large Type – slhck Jan 22 '12 at 1:32
    
Address Book's AppleScript dictionary does not support this functionality directly. – Daniel Beck Jan 23 '12 at 9:52
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You can use Growl to display your text as a notification. You can use Growl's AppleScript API as described here using osascript from the command line to specify a specific display style.

Growl display styles are basically HTML and CSS, so you can easily create your own and customize its look to be "large type" instead of a regular notification. Check out some third party styles for inspiration.

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Thanks. You've taught me something new! – user3463 Jan 23 '12 at 5:35

There's a nice utility called 'LargeType2' that add a 'Service' menu item to display such large texts:

Homepage and download link: http://blyt.net/algrtepy2e/

official screenshot

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