AngularJS Chosen directive
This directive brings the Chosen jQuery plugin into AngularJS with ngModel and ngOptions integration.
To use, include "angular-chosen" as a dependency in your Angular module. You can now use the "chosen" directive as an attribute on any select element. Angular version 1.2+ is required.
$ `npm install angular-chosen -S`
Yeoman or Bower install
If you use Yeoman or Bower install, you need to rename the
chosen.jquery.js or the
chosen.js. Otherwise Chosen won't be included in your
- Works with
- Supports usage of promises in
- Provides a 'loading' animation when 'ngOptions' collection is a promise backed by a remote source
- Pass options to
Chosenvia attributes or by passing an object to the Chosen directive
Pass any chosen options as attributes
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Note: the empty option element is mandatory when using
Note: don't try to use
ngRepeat. It won't work. Use
ngOptions. It's better that way.
Also important: if your
ngModel is null or undefined, you must manually include an empty option inside your
<select>, otherwise you'll encounter strange off-by-one errors:
This annoying behavior is alluded to in the examples in the documentation for ngOptions.
Works well with other AngularJS directives
Loading from a remote data source
Include chosen-spinner.css and spinner.gif to show an Ajax spinner icon while your data is loading. If the collection comes back empty, the directive will disable the element and show a default "No values available" message. You can customize this message by passing in noResultsText in your options.
Image of select defined above in loading state:
Note: Assigning promises directly to scope is now deprecated in Angular 1.2+. Assign the results of the promise to scope
once the promise returns. The loader animation will still work as long as the collection expression
undefined while your data is loading!
See the example directory for more detailed usage.