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In some pdf file readers for MS Windows such as those from Adobe or Foxit, it is possible to turn off the ability to implement javascript in a pdf file. Is that possible with Evince (Document Viewer) 3.2.1? I don't see any option to do so.

Or, is it that Evince does not implement javascript in pdf files at all?

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Essentially, it doesn't support it, so you can't turn it off.

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I also searched the net and came across a Nabble thread (old.nabble.com/…) to the same effect with the mention that the team is looking at supporting javascript –  user25656 Nov 14 '11 at 5:53
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There is a bug report on this on bugzilla.
It is classified as Normal Enhancement.
Unfortunately I have no clue if they are actively working on it or not..

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