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[Math+Magic]™ Pro Edition for QuarkXPress

MathMagic Pro application v7.0
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: June 17, 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 (v7.03)
  • Changed: Some error messages refined.

  • Fixed: "Buffer Overflow" when saving a large equation fixed.
  • Fixed: crashed when printing a very large equation.
  • Fixed: could not open some large PDF equatoin files that MathMagic created.
* What's New (v7.02)
  • Changed: Align at '=' works with other "Relational Operators" such as = ≠ < ≤ > ≥ ...

  • Fixed: Large EPS files created by MathMagic Windows versions could not be opened.
  • Fixed: Background colors of nested boxes disappeared in some cases.
* What's New (v7.01)
  • Added: Overprint can be set On or Off to each color when a New color is created.

  • Changed: Enlarging values for Vertical fences and Horizontal fences can work better with smaller values if 200% or more.
  • Changed: Some messages and UI revised.
* What's New (v7.0)
  • Added: Two layers of Background color supported. Background color can be applied to each box or to the entire equation.
  • Added: Space template revised and 'n' width space added.
  • Added: "Line between Boxes Overhang" field added to Box and Char Property tab under Define Spacing dialog.

  • Changed: More trial period offered (up to 50 equations).
  • Changed: "Line between Boxes" submenu under Format menu relocated.
  • Changed: Superscript ionic expressions in Chemical equations are handled better in spacing around '+' or '-' signs.
  • Changed: Hyphen and Dashes are now using the Text font specified in Define Style dialog for a better matched look with text strings.

  • Fixed: Line length by "Line between Boxes" was not correct when saved in in EPS file.
  • Fixed: The gap around the Number-width dash fixed.
  • Fixed: 'Apply' button in the Color window applied an unknown color when a prior color selection was not made.
Please read the 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.
  • 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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