xd44 xd44 - 6 months ago 35
AngularJS Question

Dealing with DOM Manipulations in AngularJS

When I perform DOM manipulation (add new HTML) using jQuery, AngularJS doesn't automatically detect variables in the new HTML and replace them with their values. For example:

$scope.showSummary = function($event){



This is a simple example, but after changing the HTML in the element (this function was called by
), the output it still
instead of what row should mean in the context/scope.

Answer Source

You have to inject $compile (http://docs.angularjs.org/api/ng.$compile) and use it so angular knows about the new html.


However, it is frowned upon in angular to do DOM manipulation in your controllers. You want your controllers to handle business and your views to handle the view.

Try a directive to do what you want. http://docs.angularjs.org/guide/directive

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