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[Math+Magic]™ Pro Edition for QuarkXPress

MathMagic Pro application v6.95
MathMagic XT for QuarkXPress 8 (Universal Binary): v2.6
MathMagic XT for QuarkXPress 7.x (Universal Binary): v2.0
MathMagic XT for QuarkXPress 6.x: v2.0
Date of Release: May 25, 2010

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.

* What's New (v6.95)
  • Added: BMP and PNG formats created by MathMagic Windows versions supported for reading.
  • Changed: Warning message added when applying a Style/Size/Font without a prior selection.

* What's New (v6.94)
  • Changed: MathMagic Personal Edition supports Color in PDF format.
  • Fixed: Primes were not handled in LaTeX import.

  • MathMagic XT v2.6 for QuarkXPress 8
  • Fixed: Larger equation EPS file supported.
  • Fixed: More macros supported for EPS file naming and path.

* What's New (v6.93)
  • Changed: When importing LaTeX, unknown symbol names maintained without discarding.
  • Fixed: Batch Conversion of MS Word documents located on a certain location on boot volume could not be converted.

* What's New (v6.92)
  • Changed: The default height of Left or right Superscript and Subscript templates changed when there is no base character
  • Fixed: Drag&drop or Pasting of MathML expression did not work when there were leading space characters.

* What's New (v6.91)
  • Added: Batch Conversion dialog now supports Extracting equations from MS Word documents (.doc or .docx). Equations can be saved in MathMagic format or converted to EPS, JPEG, MathML, or LaTeX. MathMagic can also extract all graphic images out to separate files from MS Word documents.
  • Added: Import/Export Options dialog - Paths pane now supports Macros for the path string, {DESKTOP}, {DOCUMENTS}, {USERHOME}, {DOCDIR}, {DOCPARENTDIR}
  • Added: "Default Path" button added to "Save As" and "Export" dialogs.
  • Added: Batch conversion of multiple files can be cancelled by Esc or command-period key.
  • Added: Variable height Angle division template added to the Fraction template. Its angle width and height can be adjusted in the Define Spacing -> Fraction pane.

  • Fixed: one line equation with a function name at the end may cause crash when copied.

* What's New (v6.9)
  • Added: Frown embellishment and 4 more accents added to Accent template palette and some palette items rearranged.
  • Added: Variable height Angle division template added to the Fraction template. Its angle width and height can be adjusted in the Define Spacing -> Fraction pane.

  • Changed: Multiple occurrences of the same Macro supported in the Save As dialog, Export dialog and Batch Conversion dialog
  • Changed: Vector(right arrow) accent is now displayed as a character instead of drawing an arrow shape

  • Fixed: Some \cr expressions handled better when importing LaTeX or Wiki equations.

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 8.xnt is manually installed in the following location(depending on your QuarkXPress version).
    /Applications/QuarkXPress 8/XTensions/ or
    /Applications/QuarkXPress 7/XTensions/ or
    /Applications/QuarkXPress 6/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
  • Mac OS X 10.4 or later, including 10.6 Snow Leopard.
    (For Mac OS X 10.3.9 or earlier, please use v5.8x.)
  • QuarkXPress v6.1 ~ 8.0, English or Passport, or East Asian(Japanese, Korean)
  • About 20MB of hard disk space for a 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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