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[Math+Magic]™ Pro Edition for QuarkXPress

MathMagic Pro application v7.41
MathMagic XT for QuarkXPress 9: v2.61
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: May 27, 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 (v7.41)
  • Added: .mms extension is now recognized as a StyleSet file to make it compatible with Windows made StyleSet files.
  • Fixed: Some 8-bit symbols were not saved correctly in EPS when a user defined font is specified.
  • Fixed: Both <math> and <mathml> blocks are now recognized as a MathML.
  • Fixed: Percent symbol(\% expression) was not handled in LaTeX import.
  • Fixed: Pasting Math Speech text recognized as ASCIIMath when comma(,) or period(.) is used in the expression.

* What's New (v7.4)
  • Added: The name of Root Alignment under Format menu changed to Template Alignment and now works with more templates, such as Fractions or Divisions.
  • Added: Template alignment option includes the Bottom alignment.
  • Changed: A command key switched: cmd-B is for Bold face, cmd-shift-B is for Box template.
  • Fixed: Auto Recovery file not created in some cases.

* What's New (v7.31)
  • Added: Shift + Space bar key and Ctrl + Space bar key can also be set for a custom space width from Define Shape tab.
* What's New (v7.3)
  • Added: "Check for Update" command added to Help menu with an option for Auto checking in the Preferences dialog - Misc tab.
  • Added: Import/Export options dialog - Speech tab adds options to speak by word, by whole number, removing 'end~' clauses.
  • Changed: Add Matrix and Change Matrix menu items now have shortcut keys.
  • Fixed: Som other minor UI refined.

  • Pro for QuarkXPress: MathMagic XT for QXP 8 & 9 supports QuarkXPress 9 as well.

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 ~ 9.x).
  • 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 ~ 9.0, English or Passport, or East Asian(Japanese, Korean)
  • About 30MB of hard disk space for a complete installation
* Pricing
  • Free to try
  • 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

  • Multi-user price available here

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

* History of Older Versions



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