Internet Explorer should display JSON responses natively and not download them

Fixed Issue #1842961

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Feb 26, 2015
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Repro Steps:

Go to a rest API that returns a JSON response. visualstudio.com has a great set of TFS APIs that you can refer to.

https://<project name>.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/wit/workitems/1

Suggest replacing <project name> with a known project name to which you have access.

Expected Results:

I expect that the JSON should be displayed like a plain text file so it can be copied, searched and otherwise manipulated as text like any other content.

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Sermet I.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Venkat K.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Venkat K.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status to “Fixed”

      Changed Assigned To from “IE F.” to “Krunal S.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Krunal S.” to “Justin R.”

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