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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, 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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