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Javascript based links won't open on Ma Safari

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I have created a page that uses the app.launchURL("http://www.familycourtwebsite.org",true); link to open the above link in a new window from a hosted pdf. (To access this pdf, go to the URL www.AssessFamilyLaw.org and under the top menu item named "Articles/Videos" there is a submenu called "Documents." If you open this, then click the link for "Divorce Pamphlet" you will be presented with a pdf document.

On a Windows 7 machine running IE9, when I mouse over a link, I get the "hand" cursor and the link opens fine in a new window.

However, on a Mac running Safari 5.1.3 on "Lion," when I mouse over the links, the cursor does NOT change into a hand and the links are dead.

Can I make this work on a mac running safari, or is there a fundamental problem here?

Thanks in advance.

Mark
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This Apple help page refers to Safari 3.0, but I believe it still applies to the latest version:

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/en/9279.html
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Hi Lee Tutor,

Thanks for your email. I have checked all of the security settings and they are set properly. Maybe Safari uses Preview by default instead of Adobe Reader, thus ignoring the javascript in pdfs?

Mark
Example file: http://www.WhileWeHeal.org/files/pdf/test.pdf
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