View source.editor.external

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This preference controls whether the internal View Source viewer or an external program should be used.

Possible values and their effects


Use the internal viewer. (Default setting)


Use the program specified by view_source.editor.path.


  • This preference does not affect typing in view-source:// URLs into the address bar, View Selection Source, or links from the Javascript Console.

First checked in

2005-11-21 by Gavin Sharp.

Has an effect in

  • Firefox (1.6a1 and above)

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