This package sets the default file type of new files to be either the same as the current file, or a predefined default.
This only affects files which are created with the
Ctrl+N shortcut (
Cmd+N on OSX).
With Package Control
If you have the Package Control package installed, you can install DefaultFileType from inside Sublime Text itself. Open the Command Palette and select "Package Control: Install Package", then search for DefaultFileType and you're done!
Without Package Control
Go to your Sublime Text 2 Packages directory and clone the repository using the command below:
git clone https://github.com/spadgos/sublime-DefaultFileType.git DefaultFileType
Create a file in your
Packages/User directory called
default_file_type.sublime-settings and you can set these options:
default_new_file_syntax(String) This is the path, relative to the Sublime base directory to the language file you'd like to load as the default. Default value is
use_current_file_syntax(Boolean) Set this to
trueto use the current file's syntax for the new file. If
false, then the default (above) will always be used. Default value is
Let me know if you have any problems or feature requests by adding an issue here: https://github.com/spadgos/sublime-DefaultFileType