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Is it possible to make Notepad++ use a default set of text when I change the language to say php or perl? Basically I am lazy and say for perl I don't have to have to write out

#/usr/bin/perl

everytime or the tags in php.

Edit: I am avoiding the use of macros.

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Notepad++ does not know what language you are intending to use when you open a new document. You could specify a template that Notepad++ opens up from a shortcut something like

notepad++ -lperl -ro /path/to/template

You might also consider the snippets plugin to simplify the typing.

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notepad++ should know what language I am working in if I chose perl, it knows to syntax for perl. –  MrStatic Aug 10 '10 at 2:10

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