iknowu2 iknowu2 - 1 year ago 81
AngularJS Question

Angular ui bootstrap directive template missing

I'm currently testing out angular

locally on my machine. When I try to recreate the example of accordion and dialog box. I get this error message in my console saying that template is missing.

Example of error:
404 Not Found - localhost/angular/template/message.html

When I look into
the directive have a template

What's the purpose of the
for the directive?

Are those template suppose to be included when I download the whole angular
zip file?

Am I missing other files that I should have include in my header?

<link rel="stylesheet" href="includes/css/bootstrap.css">
<script src="includes/js/angular.js"></script>
<script src="includes/js/ui-bootstrap-0.1.0.js"></script>

Answer Source

You have two choices:

  1. If you don't want to make your own templates and want the built in ones, you should download the ui-bootstrap-tpls-0.1.0.js file - this injects all the templates so they are pre-cached into your app: https://github.com/angular-ui/bootstrap/blob/gh-pages/ui-bootstrap-tpls-0.1.0.js#L1322

  2. If you do want to make some of your own templates, create a templates folder in your app, and download the templates from the angular-ui/bootstrap project. Then overwrite the ones you want to customize on your own.

Read more here: https://github.com/angular-ui/bootstrap/tree/gh-pages#build-files


You can also download bootstrap-tpls.js and still overwrite some of the directive's templateUrls with your own, using an AngularJS decorator to change the directive's templateUrl. Here's an example that change's datepicker's templateUrl:


myApp.config(function($provide) {
  $provide.decorator('datepickerDirective', function($delegate) {
    //we now get an array of all the datepickerDirectives, 
    //and use the first one
    $delegate[0].templateUrl = 'my/template/url.html';
    return $delegate;
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