Mihai H Mihai H - 1 year ago 1726
AngularJS Question

Angular - ui-router get previous state

Is there a way to get the previous state of the current state?

For example I would like to know what the previous state was before current state B (where previous state would have been state A).

I am not able to find it in ui-router github doc pages.

Answer Source

ui-router doesn't track the previous state once it transitions, but the event $stateChangeSuccess is broadcast on the $rootScope when the state changes.

You should be able to catch the prior state from that event (from is the state you're leaving):

$rootScope.$on('$stateChangeSuccess', function (ev, to, toParams, from, fromParams) {
   //assign the "from" parameter to something
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