option to open file/run file instead of just save file

UNCONFIRMED
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Firefox
File Handling
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enhancement
UNCONFIRMED
8 years ago
7 years ago

People

(Reporter: vari97+bugz, Unassigned)

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Description

8 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.6) Gecko/20100625 Firefox/3.5.7 MEGAUPLOAD 1.0  GTB7.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.6) Gecko/20100625 Firefox/3.5.7 MEGAUPLOAD 1.0  GTB7.0

firefox needs the option to open the file by saving in temporary folder as in IE, instead of making the user have to save it first

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.download a .exe file
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3.
Actual Results:  
only give option to save file

Expected Results:  
give option to open file as well

Updated

8 years ago
Component: Developer Tools → File Handling
QA Contact: developer.tools → file.handling
unknown files cannot be opened on Linux either
(Reporter)

Updated

7 years ago
OS: Windows 7 → All
Hardware: x86 → All
Summary: option to open file instead of save file → option to open file/run file instead of just save file
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