Why does Chrome prompt to save an HTML attachment instead of opening the file?

Firefox can open a JIRA HTML attachment into a new tab, why does Chrome always have to save the file first? Is there a setting on Chrome to solve this?

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Hi Ray,

Chrome doesn't allow this at all. I have been following this feature request for years: https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=333

Daniel Eads Community Champion Apr 14, 2017

Hi Ray! If you found Josh's answer to be what you needed, can you consider clicking the checkbox next to to the upvote to accept as the answer? It looks like you already upvoted his answer, so thanks for that! I know the little button is subtle, but it definitely helps us keep on top of questions that still need answering. Thanks!

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