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[Math+Magic]™ Pro for Adobe InDesign
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* We are working to support InDesign CC 2024 and hope to release CC 2024 Plug-in within November 2023.
* CC 2024 Plug-in will be offered for free if you purchased a regular MathMagic Pro after October-1-2023.

MathMagic Pro v10.06 for InDesign (64-bit)
(for macOS 10.14 Mojave and newer including macOS 14 Sonoma)
Date of Release: September 27, 2023

(Included Plug-ins)
New MathMagic CC 2023 Plug-in (v18.1)
New MathMagic CC 2022 Plug-in (v17.1)
MathMagic CC 2021 Plug-in (v16)

MathMagic Pro Edition v9.77 (32-bit)
(for Mac OS X 10.6 ~ macOS 10.14 Mojave)
Date of Release: November 28, 2022

(Included Plug-ins)
MathMagic CC 2021 Plug-in v16.0
MathMagic CC 2020 Plug-in v15.0
MathMagic CC 2019 Plug-in v14.0
MathMagic CC 2018 Plug-in v13.0
MathMagic CC 2017 Plug-in v12.0
MathMagic CC 2015 Plug-in v11.0
MathMagic CC 2014 Plug-in v10.0
MathMagic CC Plug-in v7.11
MathMagic CS6 Plug-in v6.31

If you are using macOS X 10.14 or older, please use the 32-bit version.
If you are using macOS X 10.14 or newer, please use the 64-bit version.

On macOS X 10.14, you can use both 32-bit version and 64-bit version. The 32-bit version may have a bit more features available. The 64-bit version may offer you more modern user interface.

If you need to use MathMagic Pro with InDesign CC 2022 or newer,
please use the 64-bit version (v10.0x or newer).
If you need to use MathMagic Pro with InDesign CC 2021,
you may use the 32-bit version (v9.7x) or the 64-bit version (v10.0x, on Intel Mac).
If you need to use MathMagic Pro with InDesign CC 2020 or older,
please use the 32-bit version (v9.7x).

Thank you for choosing MathMagic, the ultimate equation editor on the planet!

MathMagic Pro Edition for Adobe InDesign is an equation editor mainly for use with Adobe InDesign software in editing any mathematical expressions and symbols with WYSIWYG interface and various powerful features.

* Key Features

Click here to see the key features of MathMagic Pro Edition for Adobe InDesign.

(Click the following image to see the full sized.)

* What's New (v10.06 - September 27, 2023)
  • Changed: Contextual menu items rearranged when the right button was clicked or control-clicked using the mouse or trackpad.
  • Fixed: Import/Export Options - TeX pane had a few issues with saving popup menu selections.
  • Fixed: Accents or Negates are displayed on top of its base character or symbol to make it look better when a color applied.
  • Fixed: Size menu - Define Size dialog -> "Separate Size for Integral Symbol" checkbox was not working with Japanese script.
* What's New (v10.05 - July 10, 2023)
  • Added: Copy and Copy As commands now support margin values for copied images.
  • Added: PDF format is supported for macOS 14 Sonoma.
  • Changed: Drag&Drop now makes the image size based on the current editor window's View rate for WYSIWYG.
  • Changed: Default Copy rate is changed to 100% from 200%, specified at Import/Export Options - Image size for Copy.
  • Fixed: Copy and Copy As commands work with the rate value specified at Import/Export Options - Image size for Copy.
  • Fixed: Double-quote (") and a few special characters were not saved in the equation file.
* What's New (v10.04 - May 17, 2023)
  • Added: The drawing of Fraction bar, Square root, vertical lines, and many Frame types and some other templates are improved for screen display, PNG and JPEG saving.
  • Added: Copy As JPG command is added to the right-button click contextual menu.
  • Changed: The default settings of Western cursor moving and Auto Update checking changed for Japanese and Korean versions.

    * MathMagic CC2022 Plug-in (v17.1)
  • Fixed: MathMagic CC2022 plug-in randomly crashed InDesign when an equation is re-edited or a StyleSet is applied to.
* What's New (v10.03 - May 1, 2023)
  • Added: Drag and drop, Copy and Paste work better with Finder and other applications.
  • Fixed: Triple-click selects the whole line correctly.

    * MathMagic CC2023 Plug-in (v18.1)
  • Fixed: MathMagic CC2023 plug-in randomly crashed InDesign when an equation is re-edited or a StyleSet is applied to.
* What's New (v10.02 - April 15, 2023)
  • Added: Contextual menu is now supported when right-clicking with the mouse in the editor window.
  • Added: Control-space key is supported if it is not used as a shortcut key by the OS, such as Spotlight. The space width is specified from MathMagic Preferences -> Shape window.
  • Fixed: Edit -> Copy As LaTeX and some other formats did not work.
* What's New (v10.01 - March 31, 2023)
  • Fixed: Creating new StyleSet files with Bold and/or Italic faces from the Define Style dialog caused issues if the font name had a space.
  • Fixed: New editor window and Main toolbar did not become active sometimes after closing the Trial warning dialog right after MathMagic launched.
  • Fixed: Some UI and messages changed.
* What's New (v10.0 - March 27, 2023)
  • Added: File -> Convert... command supported for Batch conversions.
  • Added: Edit -> Copy As ... commands supported.
  • Added: Pasting LaTeX, Plain TeX, MathML, Math Speech and some other text based math expressions are supported.
  • Added: Edit -> Use Magic control key option is supported, to enable control modifier key tooltip to enter any palette items and User Items from the keyboard, without using the mouse.
  • Added: Edit -> Register Shortcuts command supported to assign Shortcut keys for User Items and Clips items.
  • Added: Edit -> Copy as JPEG option added.
  • Changed: MathMagic File Format (.mmf) version number is changed so opening older MathMagic equations may display a warning message. Opening new MathMagic files from any older MathMagic application may also show the warning message if the Alert option is turned on from Preferences -> Misc.
  • Changed: Window -> Reset Loc of all Floating windows command now shows all floating windows and place them automatically.
  • Changed: Cascade editor windows automatically with a better offset when multiple editor windows are opened.
  • Changed: "Copy As ~" commands now save only the selected format to the clipboard and do not copy the user-specified clipboard formats from Import/Export Options -> General pane.
  • Fixed: Some settings from Import/Export Options dialog were not saved when switching tabs or when reopening the dialog.
Please read Version History for the details.

* How MathMagic Pro application and MathMagic Plug-in works

Please refer to the User Guide manual for the details: III. 8 Using MathMagic Plug-in in Adobe InDesign.

1. Installing

  • Please read the "Manual Install" document found in the downloaded disk image for the step by step instruction.
  • Make sure that MathMagic plug-in is manually installed in the following location.
    :Applications:Adobe InDesign CC:Plug-ins:

  • Then, run MathMagic Pro application to let MathMagic finish the its own installation and setup, and leave it running.
  • Then, run InDesign application, open PLug-ins -> MathMagic -> Preferences... dialog to adjust the default setting if desired.

  • Now, it is ready to insert a New Equation in your InDesign document (in a Text box as an Inline Graphic object, or as a floating layer object).

2. Creating Equations

  • Launch Adobe InDesign CC application.
  • Make a new InDesign document or open a document.
  • Select the Plug-ins menu -> MathMagic sub-menu.
  • Choose "New Equation" item to create an equation.
    If the cursor is located in the text box, the equation will be inserted in the cursor position as an In-line Graphic(ILG). Otherwise, the equation will be placed as an EPS graphic on where you click the mouse.
  • You may select the Sigma tool button from the floating main toolbar to create an equation box, and then drag a rectangle in the document to specify the location of an equation once created by the external MathMagic Pro.
  • You may also control-click(or right button click) while the cursor is in the text box, so that you can choose the "New Equation" from the contextual menu.
  • If you either select "New Equation" menu or drag a rectangle with th Sigma tool, MathMagic Pro application will be launched, if not running already, and an empty equationd editor window will be opened. In case MathMagic Pro application is not launched automatically within a few seconds, please launch the application manually from the following location.
    :Applications:MathMagic Pro Edition:

  • Enter any equation in the MathMagic editor window, and then Close(cmd-W) or Save(cmd-S) the window. This will send the equation to the InDesign document back.

3. Editing Equations

  • Choose "Edit Equation..." item to edit the currently selected equation. Or, just double-click on the equation box to open it with the external MathMagic Pro application for editing. You may also control-click on the equation to bring up the contextual menu, after changing the cursor to the Arrow tool.
  • After creating or editing of equation with the external MathMagic Pro, just close the equation editor window so that the equation is placed in the InDesign document.

4. Changing the Baseline and Bounding margins

  • The baseline of all equations will be automatically adjusted. But if you want to lower or raise the baseline, you may do so.
    • just change the cursor to the arrow cursor and move the equation box by dragging to where you desire, or
    • control-click on the equation box to bring up the contextual menu, and then select "Shift Baseline" item, or
    • select an equation box and choose "Shift Baseline" menu from the MathMagic plug-in menu
  • You may also customize the bounding margin gaps(left, right, top, bottom) of the equation, by specifying other value from the last item of Define Spacing window.

5. Applying a StyleSet to equations in InDesign document

  • Right-button click on any equation and select "Apply StyleSet..." command from the contextual menu, or from MathMagic - Apply a StyleSet to this Equation command.
  • Or, select one equation, or drag-select a range of text to include multiple equations, or select a Text box, then go to Plug-ins - MathMagic - Apply StyleSet command.
  • Select one StyleSet from the list. Then, specify the scope to apply the StyleStyle: the selection equation, the current Text box, the current Page, or the whole document. Then, click "Apply".
  • The maximum number to Apply a StyleSet is 100 equations at a time. If the selected range includes more than 100, please select smaller area and try again.
  • If multiple equations are in the specified area, it may take a while to apply a StyleSet to all the equations in the scope.
  • If no equation is found in the specified area, or if more than 100 equations, there will be an error message.
  • After applying a StyleSet to all specified equations, there will be a Completion message with the total applied number of equations.
  • If just one equation is selected, the completion message may not be displayed.

6. Assigning Shortcut keys to MathMagic menu items

  • Install MathMagic plug-in by the instruction
  • Launch InDesign application and make sure that MathMagic plug-in is loaded under Plug-Ins menu.
  • Select Edit -> Keyboard Shortcuts... menu item from InDesign's menubar.
  • In the "Keyboard Shortcuts" dialog, click "Product Area" popup menu, and select "MathMagic" item.
  • Assign your preferred shortcut key, such as "cmd-shift-]" for "New Equation", "cmd-shift-[" for "Edit Equation".

* System Requirements (64-bit)
  • Intel Macintosh or Apple silicon Macintosh
  • macOS 10.14 Mojave ~ macOS 14 Sonoma
  • About 50MB of Hard disk space
  • Adobe InDesign CC 2021, CC 2022, CC 2023
* System Requirements (32-bit)
  • Intel Macintosh
  • Mac OS X 10.6 ~ macOS 10.14 Mojave
  • About 60MB of Hard disk space
  • Adobe InDesign CS3, CS4, CS5, CS5.5, CS6, CC (Creative Cloud), CC 2014, CC 2015, CC 2017, CC 2018, CC 2019, CC 2020, CC 2021
  • (For Adobe InDesign CC 2022 and CC 2023, please use MathMagic Pro v9.8 or newer)
* Pricing
  • Free to try
  • MathMagic Pro 1-User: US$499.00
    with 2-year Free upgrade)
    • 2-Month License: $100.00
    • 6-Month License: $200.00

  • MathMagic Pro Academic 1-User: US$299.00
    with 2-year Free upgrade)

  • Multi-user price available here

For the full pricing information, please visit our online store.

* History of Older Versions

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