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[Math+Magic]™ Pro Edition for Adobe InDesign
for Mac OS X

MathMagic Pro Edition v7.13
MathMagic CS5 Plug-in v5.01
MathMagic CS4 Plug-in v4.01
MathMagic CS3 Plug-in v4.0
MathMagic CS2 Plug-in v3.51
MathMagic CS Plug-in v3.51
Date of Release: November 29, 2010

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.

* What's New (v7.13)
  • Changed: Some User interface and message refined. Japanese and Korean translation updated.

  • Fixed: Communication error when re-editing large equations opened from QuarkXPress or InDesign document.(Pro Edition only)
* What's New (v7.12)
  • Added: '^' and '_' recognized in the inline LaTeX conversion when shift-return key pressed.
  • Added: Drag and Drop of equation images from and some other sites to MathMagic window is supported better when there are double back-slashes in the "alt=LaTeX ..." tag of the image.

  • Fixed: '\epsilon' not recognized in LaTeX.
  • Fixed: crashed when a leading slash(/) character included in the pasted text string.
* What's New (v7.11)
  • Added: TeX annotation supported when importing MathML from Import/Export Options dialog: MathML pane.

  • Fixed: Drag and Drop of some URLs and equation images from a web browser not worked if the link included URL specific characters.
  • Fixed: Some MathML files were handled as ASCII text file.
* What's New (v7.1)
  • Added: ASCII Math is supported for Import and Export. Copy As and Paste also support and automatically recognize AsciiMath format. AsciiMath delimiters can be selected from File -> Import/Export Options dialog to make it compatible with AsciiMathML and Maple.
  • Added: Image size for Copy & Export can be specified by any value between 50% ~ 800% from File -> Import/Export Options dialog.

  • Changed: When one of Format -> "Align at ~" options applied, inserting 0 pt Space or any Vertical/Horizontal Strut bar templates can ignore the next "Relational Operator" so that another "Relational Operator" symbol can be used to align at.
  • Changed: Duplicate file name handled better for Batch conversion.
  • Changed: Some error messages refined.

  • Fixed: Some LaTeX commands for symbols handled better.

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 CS5:Plug-ins:

2. Creating Equations

  • Launch Adobe InDesign CS5 (or CS4 ~ CS) 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. 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
  • PowerPC or Intel Macintosh (CS5 runs on Intel Mac only)
  • Mac OS X 10.4 or later, including 10.6 Snow Leopard
    (CS5 runs on 10.5 or newer only)
  • Adobe InDesign CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5
  • About 20MB of hard disk space for complete installation
* Pricing
  • Free to try
  • MathMagic Pro 1-User: US$499.00
    with 2-year Free upgrade)
    • Upgrade with additional 2-year free upgrades: $399.00
    • 1-Month License: $75.00

  • MathMagic Pro Academic 1-User: US$299.00
    with 2-year Free upgrade)
    • Upgrade with additional 2-year free upgrades: $299.00
    • 1-Month License: $50.00

  • Multi-user price available here

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

* History of Older Versions

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