Input default value

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ganaraj p r

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Jun 12, 2012, 10:21:09 AM6/12/12
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Has anyone created a directive that sets the default value of an input field?

It seems like ngModel overwrites whatever is there in the value field.. Ideally I would want it to overwrite if there is some value in ngModel.. and not overwrite when the model is undefined or blank!

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Marcello Nuccio

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Jun 13, 2012, 5:56:24 AM6/13/12
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Putting default values in the view, makes testing harder. The Angular way of setting defaults, is by setting them in the $scope.

urbanek....@gmail.com

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Sep 26, 2012, 4:18:31 AM9/26/12
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Hi,

unfortunately, there are cases where the form should have default values ​​as input [type = "hidden"]. Similar is like validation - for example: ngMinlength / ngMaxlength / ngPattern, which are also on the element and not defined in the $scope.

Poor but functional process can be view as follows:

<input type="hidden" ng-init="type ='type-1'" ng-model="type" value="type-1" />


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Rahul Semwal

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May 19, 2017, 11:46:03 PM5/19/17
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Hi,

I also uses the ng-init for the same problem. I know it is a poor approach but if there is any kind of standard approach will be there so please share with us. But I tried a lot to sync ng-value with ng-model but it would not work for me.

Sander Elias

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May 20, 2017, 12:09:11 AM5/20/17
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Hi Rahul,

This is highly dependent on where you get your default values? 
If you call those values in by $http, you can better provide defaults from within your controller. If it's injected into the template by your server, ngInit is the way to go. (BTW, this approach has its own share of issues!)

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Sander

Rahul Semwal

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May 22, 2017, 2:39:38 AM5/22/17
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Hi Sander,

yes I totally agreed with you.This is the last and final solution for me to initialize ng-model with default value inside controller (I am fetching default values from $http req). But I was wondering a simple trick to do it on view only. Thanks Sander for giving me clear cut idea.

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Rahul Semwal
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