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Mastering NetBeans by David Salter

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Specifying default templates for files

One of the first things we do within the editing component of NetBeans is to create new files. NetBeans supports many different file formats that can be created by selecting the File and then New File menu options.

Specifying default templates for files

Within NetBeans, FreeMarker (http://www.freemarker.org) is used as the template engine when creating different file types. It's not important to understand FreeMarker fully to edit NetBeans templates; however, if you wish to create templates from scratch, a better understanding of FreeMarker would be beneficial.

To view all the templates that are currently defined within NetBeans for new file types, ...

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