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Whenever I try to view .js in IE8 by just visiting the .js url, it prompts for a download. how can i view the actual code without downloading it?

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marked as duplicate by Karan, Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007, gronostaj, Mokubai, Breakthrough Jun 30 '13 at 15:58

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Press F12 in IE8

Press F12 in IE8

select js script:

select <code>js</code> script

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He said he wants to open the .JS URL directly, not access the .JS linked from an HTML page. Suppose the file is cdn.sstatic.net/js/stub.js, can you tell me how IE's Developer Tools will help? As soon as you enter the URL IE will prompt you to download the file. –  Karan Jun 29 '13 at 2:11

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