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[Math+Magic]™ Pro Edition for QuarkXPress

MathMagic Pro application v7.23
MathMagic XT for QuarkXPress 8 (Universal Binary): v2.61
MathMagic XT for QuarkXPress 7.x (Universal Binary): v2.0
MathMagic XT for QuarkXPress 6.x: v2.0
Date of Release: March 4, 2011

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 (v7.23)
  • Changed: Matrix vertical alignment options under Format menu moved to Matrix sub menu.
  • Changed: Button name changed from 'OK' to 'Apply' in StyleSet dialog.
  • Fixed: Color property info in Color window had a garbage string in some cases.
  • Fixed: Som other minor UI refined.

* What's New (v7.22)
  • Fixed: Batch conversion to Color EPS was saved in Gray EPS.
  • Fixed: Font name with Plain face in the Define Style dialog unexpectedly set to Bold or Italic face in a few cases.
  • Fixed: An incorrect message fixed when font Size applied without any prior selection.
  • Fixed: Exporting to Speech Text format not worked in some cases.

* What's New (v7.21)
  • Added: Pasting Speech Text supported. (Only when the expression does not contain any unexpected characters. Reading .mathtxt file is more fault-tolerant than pasting Speech Text.)

  • Changed: Edit menu -> "Speak Selection" now also works as "Speak All" when nothing selected. So the current expression can be heard while typing.

  • Fixed: Multi-lined templates were not converted to Speech Text.

* What's New (v7.2)
  • Added: "Speech Text" converter added for Math speech. Batch Conversion, Export and "Copy As" supports Speech Text. Math Speech Text can be used by a Text-To-Speech. It is also useful for learning math reading notation and symbol names. Speech Text file(.mathtxt) can also be opened into equation. Import/Export options available for Speech Text conversion.
  • Added: "Speak Selection" using TTS command added to Edit menu to hear the math reading using a free Text-To-Speech voice or Mac OS X built-in TTS. Speech can be stopped by ESC key or command-period(.) if necessary.
  • Added: User-defined TTS service link can be specified in the Import/Export Options -> Speech dialog.
  • Added: "Add Matrix" command added to Matrix Reloaded submenu to allow inserting a matrix from menu bar as well as keyboard shortcut(ctrl-T followed by 'M') and mouse click on a Matrix palette button.
  • Added: "Paste as Text" added to right-button contextual menu.

  • Changed: Format -> Matrix sub menu items rearranged.
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

  • Multi-user price available here

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

* History of Older Versions

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