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[Math+Magic]™ Pro Edition for QuarkXPress

MathMagic Pro application v5.43
MathMagic XT for QuarkXPress 7.x (Universal Binary): v1.5
MathMagic XT for QuarkXPress 6.x: v1.5
Date of Release: October 19, 2006


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
    http://www.mathmagic.com/download/documentations.html

  • 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 (v5.43)

  • Added: Mighty mouse and other 360║ scroll devices supported on OS X 10.4(Tiger) or later.
  • Added: User can choose the Color format between RGBColor and CMYKColor for the EPS files from Preferences->Misc pane.
  • Added: MathMagic displays alert messages while opening a document if any used fonts are not found from the system. Main toolbar does not display the Font name if the font for the current cursor point is not available from the system.

  • Changed: Unlimited Undo/Redo supported so the Maximun Undo/Redo setting field is removed from Preferences->Misc pane.
  • Changed: All Template and Symbol palettes now have better color image.
  • Changed: 4 new Angle with Underbar symbols added to Triangle Symbol palette. 4 triangle symbols moved from Misc Symbol palette to Triangle palette.
  • Changed: Bitmap based PICT for Copy and Export now supports 300dpi resolution instead of 600dpi to save memory and be more compatible with low memory systems.
  • Changed: Exporting in Color GIF format supported.
  • Changed: Preference file name is changed and old settings stored in the previous Pref file is discarded.

  • Fixed: MathMagic crashed when Math Default style applied to a certain templates.
  • Fixed: One of Preference resource is repeatedly added.
  • Fixed: Two templates of variable wide tilde and variable wide hat over Box had wrong height to tilde and hat.
  • Fixed: Variable Over tilde, Variable over hat, Fixed over hat, and fixed over triangle did not work with the minimum gap and height setting.
  • Fixed: (Pro only) When opening a new window which is requested from InDesign plugin or QuarkXPress XTension, sometimes unexpected delay improved.
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

  • Install MathMagic Pro Edition and MathMagic XTension with the MathMagic Pro for QuarkXPress installer.
  • Make sure that MathMagic XT for 7.xnt is installed in the following location.
    /Applications/QuarkXPress 7/XTensions/

2. Creating Equations

  • Launch QuarkXPress application(v6.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 running Mac OS X: 10.2 or later
  • QuarkXPress v6.1 or QuarkXPress 7 - 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
    • 6-Month Subscription: $299.00

  • MathMagic Pro Academic 1-User: US$299.00 ($399.00 with 2-year Free upgrade)
    • Upgrade with additional 2-year free upgrades: $299.00
    • Academic 6-Month Subscription: $199.00

  • Multi-user price available here

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

Click here to go to the download page.

* History of Older Versions



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