2008/5/12 Allan Odgaard <throw-away-2@macromates.com>:

You have 3 options:

  1. Press ⌃⌥⇧H to switch to HTML (or use the status bar)

  2. Use New From Template → HTML → … optionally giving
     your favorite template a key equivalent via the
     bundle editor to make that action easier.

  3. Switch the default type for new documents to HTML:

Many thanks