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[Math+Magic]™ Pro Edition for Adobe InDesign
for Mac OS X


MathMagic Pro v8.6x or older is not compatible with Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks).
Please do not upgrade to Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks until a newer MathMagic is available if you need to use MathMagic Pro with InDesign Plug-in.

Please download and use this MathMagic Pro 8.61 application to run under Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks.

     MathMagic Pro v8.61r2 InD application (application only)

This will let you run MathMagic Pro application as a stand-alone application and use all the features EXCEPT the communication capability with InDesign plugins. As a temporary solution, you can save your equations as EPS, then place them in your InDesign document(via File -> Place). Those manually placed EPS equations will be automatically recognized when new Mavericks compatible MathMagic Plug-in is available.

MathMagic Pro Edition v8.61
(Included Plug-ins)
New MathMagic CC Plug-in v7.01
New MathMagic CS6 Plug-in v6.21
New MathMagic CS5.5 Plug-in v5.61
MathMagic CS5 Plug-in v5.07
MathMagic CS4 Plug-in v4.01
MathMagic CS3 Plug-in v4.0
Date of Release: October 11, 2013

For MathMagic Pro for Adobe InCopy,
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Thank you for choosing MathMagic, the ultimate equation editor on the planet!

MathMagic Pro Edition for Adobe InDesign is an equation editor mainly for use with Adobe InDesign software in editing any mathematical expressions and symbols with WYSIWYG interface and various powerful features.

* Key Features

Click here to see the key features of MathMagic Pro Edition for Adobe InDesign.

(Click the following image to see the full sized.)

* What's New (v8.61 - October 11, 2013)
  • Fixed: SVG file did not maintain some European characters.

    MathMagic Plug-ins Changed: CS5.5, CS6 and CC plug-ins are updated with the following fixes.

  • Fixed: Plugins crashed sometimes when used with Japanese or Korean version of InDesign.
  • Fixed: Plugins did not recognize the current Text box if it is not selected when applying a StyleSet to Equations in the current text box. Now, the Text box with the blinking cursor becomes the current if no Text box selected.
  • Fixed: When converting a selected text into Equation, some Hexa strings added if InLine graphics are included.
* What's New (v8.6 - September 20, 2013)
  • Added: Saving in SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) format is supported for better compatibility with web and other applications. Embedding used MathMagic fonts can be turned on/off from Import/Export Options - MathML pane.
  • Added: Applying Background colour for Framed boxes supported when cursor is located in a rectangular frame.
  • Added: Center arrowed templates added to Vector template palette.
  • Added: Define Style - More Style dialog now supports user defined Baseline shifting for each Style.(Pro only)
  • Added: New MMaCenturyK fonts family added.
  • Added: More sample Clips added.
  • Changed: Auto recognition of clipboard contents improved and MathMagic PNG format is also supported for pasting.
  • Changed: Frame Line thickness now allows 0 thickness to hide the line.
  • Changed: Trial period does not expire anymore. Instead, "Try" button will work continuously after displaying Purchase message.
  • Fixed: User specified fonts are not maintained if "Check missing fonts while opening files" checkbox is turned OFF from Preferences - Misc dialog.
  • Fixed: Improved the MathMagic font installing process by deleting old MathMagic fonts folder from Fonts folder if previously installed.
  • Fixed: StyleSet name not correctly matched to the current equation when the More field of each Style changed.(Pro only)
  • Fixed: When re-saving EPS files, equations were saved in Grayscale instead of CMYK mode.(Pro only)
  • Fixed: When re-saving EPS files, equations were saved in Grayscale instead of CMYK mode.(Pro only)
  • Fixed: When User-defined StyleSet path is turned ON, new StyleSet file could not be created correctly.(Pro only)
  • Fixed: Define Style - More style for Symbols were not maintained when the equation was opened again.

  • Added: InDesign CC plugin added.
  • Added: InDesign CS5.5, CS6 and CC plug-ins now support conversions of LaTeX, MathML and other expressons into EPS and the reverse way conversion right in the InDesign Textbox.
  • Changed: InDesign CS5.5 and CS6 plug-ins updated.

Please read Version History for the details.

* How MathMagic Pro application and MathMagic Plug-in works

Please refer to the User Guide manual for the details: III. 8 Using MathMagic Plug-in in Adobe InDesign.

1. Installing

  • Please read the "Manual Install" document found in the downloaded disk image for the step by step instruction.
  • Make sure that MathMagic plug-in is manually installed in the following location.
    :Applications:Adobe InDesign CC:Plug-ins:

2. Creating Equations

  • Launch Adobe InDesign CC (or CSx) application.
  • Make a new InDesign document or open a document.
  • Select the Plug-ins menu -> MathMagic sub-menu.
  • 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 on where you click the mouse.
  • 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 InDesign document back.

3. Editing Equations

  • Choose "Edit Equation..." item to edit the currently selected equation. Or, just double-click on the equation box to open it with the external MathMagic Pro application for editing. 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.

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.
    • just change the cursor to the arrow cursor and move the equation box by dragging to where you desire, or
    • 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 plug-in 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.

5. Applying a StyleSet to equations in InDesign document

  • Right-button click on any equation and select "Apply StyleSet..." command from the contextual menu, or from MathMagic - Apply a StyleSet to this Equation command.
  • Or, select one equation, or drag-select a range of text to include multiple equations, or select a Text box, then go to Plug-ins - MathMagic - Apply StyleSet command.
  • Select one StyleSet from the list. Then, specify the scope to apply the StyleStyle: the selection equation, the current Text box, the current Page, or the whole document. Then, click "Apply".
  • The maximum number to Apply a StyleSet is 100 equations at a time. If the selected range includes more than 100, please select smaller area and try again.
  • If multiple equations are in the specified area, it may take a while to apply a StyleSet to all the equations in the scope.
  • If no equation is found in the specified area, or if more than 100 equations, there will be an error message.
  • After applying a StyleSet to all specified equations, there will be a Completion message with the total applied number of equations.
  • If just one equation is selected, the completion message may not be displayed.

6. Assigning Shortcut keys to MathMagic menu items

  • Install MathMagic plug-in by the instruction
  • Launch InDesign application and make sure that MathMagic plug-in is loaded under Plug-Ins menu.
  • Select Edit -> Keyboard Shortcuts... menu item from InDesign's menubar.
  • In the "Keyboard Shortcuts" dialog, click "Product Area" popup menu, and select "MathMagic" item.
  • Assign your preferred shortcut key, such as "cmd-shift-]" for "New Equation", "cmd-shift-[" for "Edit Equation".

* System Requirements
  • Intel Macintosh
    (Universal Binary version for PowerPC available separately)
  • Mac OS X 10.6 or later, including 10.8 Mountain Lion
    (Mac OS X 10.4 ~ 10.5 can use MathMagic v8.1x or older)
  • Adobe InDesign CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS5.5, CS6, CC (Creative Cloud)
  • About 30MB of hard disk space for 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
    • 2-Month License: $100.00
    • 6-Month License: $200.00

  • 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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