Currently to create a New File, the user needs to go through the template selection step, which is slow. In many cases it would be enough to type a file
extension into a name field and NetBeans should determine what kind of file it is. E.g. typing "MyClass.java" clearly means the user wants to create a Java file.
Similarly "index.html" means an html file.
See the original problem description written by Pavel Buzek:
I would suggest a slightly different approach for solution. See the attached screenshot.
Created attachment 72915 [details]
Proposal for a plain file creation.
This issue is related to issue # 151868.
I'll file a separate issue for New Project wizards.