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[Math+Magic]™ Pro Edition for QuarkXPress

MathMagic Pro application v5.86
MathMagic XT for QuarkXPress 8 (Universal Binary): v1.7
MathMagic XT for QuarkXPress 7.x (Universal Binary): v1.7
MathMagic XT for QuarkXPress 6.x: v1.6
MathMagic XT for QuarkXPress 5: v1.6
MathMagic XT for QuarkXPress 4.1: v1.6

Date of Release: December 1, 2008

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

MathMagic Pro Edition for QuarkXPress™ is an equation editor mainly for use with QuarkXPress software in editing any mathematical expressions and symbols with WYSIWYG interface and various powerful features that meet DTP quality requirements.

* Key Features

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

* Notice
  • MathMagic v5.42 or newer does not come with a native installer anymore. MathMagic on Mac OS X can now be installed manually by Drag&Drop. For the details, please refer to the "Manual Install" document in the disk image, or Installation Guide from

  • MathMagic PS fonts are not included in the installer anymore. If you need PS fonts, please contact MathMagic customer support team with your Customer #.

* What's New (v5.86)
  • Changed: The order of Template palettes are rearranged to match to the latest MathMagic Windows versions.
  • Changed: Package options of AMS LaTeX, specified in TeX pane of Import/Export Options dialog, can also be applied to LaTeX now.
  • Changed: Window title is not saved in MathML or LaTeX anymore not to cause encoding issues with 2-byte name.

  • Fixed: When inserting a UserItem, equation was not refreshed correctly sometimes.
  • Fixed: Incorrect equation version alert fixed.
* What's New (v5.85)
  • Added: A new Angled Division template added to the Fraction template palette.
  • Added: Checking missing fonts can be turned ON or OFF from Preferences-Misc dialog pane.

  • Changed: Line drawing method for Angle and Slash in EPS file changed for better accuracy.
  • Changed: The height of Space adjusted to make it selectable easily.
  • Changed: Fence alignment option of "Base Fixed" now aligns fences to the box content.

  • Fixed: User defined font info was reset to the Default when pasting MathMagic equation.
  • Fixed: Detached Fraction template palette window had the button image incorrectly positioned.
  • Fixed: Tab key works with Western/Eastern order option for Long double Arrows/Harpoons.
  • Fixed: Some European characters were not displayed in EPS file.
  • Fixed: Double-clicking on the beginning of a box did not select the box content.
  • Fixed: Some other minor issues fixed.
* What's New (v5.84)
  • Changed: Left arrow moves the cursor to the previous main box in templates, instead of script box.
  • Changed: When the Postscript font name is not found from a font while saving in EPS, MathMagic will try to compose it.
  • Changed: Trial period is extended to 40 times and Auth nagging dialog is less displayed during the trial period.

  • Fixed: '+', '-', '=' operators are not set to Operator style when imported by MathML import filter.
  • Fixed: Subbox height of some integral templates fixed when its main box height is tall.
  • Fixed: Pasting Plain TeX did not work in low memory condition.
  • Fixed: Memory overflow bug while reading StyleSet file or copying an equation to clipboard.
* What's New (v5.83)
  • Added: WIKI equation image can be pasted into MathMagic window from any MediaWIKI enabled web page, including In Safari, by selecting "Copy Image" menu on an eqaution PNG image via Contextual menu from right-mouse-button click. In FireFox, with two steps of selecting "Properties" menu item from right-button-clicked Contextual popup menu and copying TeX string in "Alternate text" field in the "Element Properties" window.
  • Added: WIKI(TeXvc) Export supported.
  • Added: "Paste as Text" command added to Edit menu, as an option to paste the raw text string from clipboard without automatic TeX conversion

  • Changed: shift-return after inline typing of TeX expressions now converts LaTeX as well as Plain TeX.
  • Changed: Edit menu has some items re-ordered.

  • Fixed: LaTex is imported and exported better for multi-lined equations.
  • Fixed: A crashing bug while importing MathML or LaTeX when there is a single sided fence.
  • Fixed: MathType 6 EPS files can be read better.
* What's New (v5.8)
  • Added: LaTeX is supported - reading LaTeX files(.tex, .latex), exporting to LaTeX, Copying and Pasting of LaTeX expressions.
  • Added: User can specify the resolution of PICT image in the File-> Import/Export options dialog.
  • Added: The baseline of PICT can be shifted by user in the File-> Import/Export options dialog.

  • Changed: Some layout and options changed or added in Import/Export options dialog.
  • Changed: Displays some European characters or non-7bit ASCII code characters better, using Text font specified in Define Style dialog.

  • Fixed: crashing bug with option-click Selection and Nudge Undo/Redo.

  • Added: MathMagic XT for QuarkXPress 8 is added. "Default Baseline" menu command is added to set the baseline of inline equation to Default value quickly.

Please read Version History for the details.

* How MathMagic Pro application and MathMagic XTension works

Please refer to the User Guide manual for the details: III. 9 Using MathMagic XTensions in QuarkXPress.

1. Installing

  • Please read the "Manual Install" document found in the downloaded disk image for the step by step instruction.
  • Make sure that MathMagic XT for 7.xnt is installed in the following location(depending on your QuarkXPress version).
    /Applications/QuarkXPress 7/XTensions/

2. Creating Equations

  • Launch QuarkXPress application(v6.x ~ 8).
  • Make a new document or open a document.
  • Select MathMagic menu from the QuarkXPress main menu bar.
  • 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.
  • 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 QuarkXPress document back.

3. Editing Equations

  • Choose "Edit Equation..." item to edit the currently selected equation. Or, 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, by cmd-W or cmd-S.

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.
    • 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 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 in the MathMagic Pro application.

* System Requirements
  • PowerPC or Intel Macintosh running Mac OS X: 10.3 or later including 10.5 Leopard
  • QuarkXPress v6.1 ~ 8.0 - English or Passport
  • About 15MB of hard disk space for complete installation
* Pricing
  • Free Trial for a while
  • MathMagic Pro 1-User: US$499.00 ($695.00 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 ($399.00 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.

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* History of Older Versions

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