Open in Browser Extension
Have you ever been annoyed when you wanted to see a document and the download popup appears which forces you to select an external editor to view it?
This extension allows you to open the document directly in browser. You can also change the mime type of a document being viewed (could be used as a source viewer).
This extension won't be useful anymore once Bug 57342 and Bug 258012 have been implemented.
You can add additional mime types to the list by creating a pref named
extensions.openinbrowser.additional_mimes in about:config with the list of additional types separated by a "|". For instance,
Limitations and Issues
It does not work for protocols other that HTTP because of a technical limitation. It is only possible to view the content as source in this case.
Automatic opening in browser is not implemented, that's why the "Do this automatically for files like this..." checkbox is greyed out when open in browser is selected.
Contact / Feedback
sylvain dot pasche at gmail dot com