Treat certain file types as text when attaching to an issue

When you upload a .txt file to JIRA when you click on it the file is displayed in the web browser (not downloaded).

However if you attach a .log file or a .crash it is treated as a binary file and downloaded. How can we update JIRA with a list of known file endings that are actually text files and should be treated as such?

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Pedro Cora Atlassian Team Jan 06, 2015

Edwin,

You have to edit the mime.types file located at JIRA-INSTALL/atlassian-jira/WEB-INF/classes so JIRA knows what files should be plain text.

-- Pedro

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Thanks for the reply smile It might be an idea to add things like .crash and .log to the plaintext defaults?

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