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AngularJS | angular.element() Function
  • Last Updated : 12 Apr, 2019

The angular.element() Function in AngularJS is used to initialize DOM element or HTML string as an jQuery element. If jQuery is available angular.element can be either used as an alias for jQuery function or it can be used as a function to wrap the element or string in Angular’s jqlite.

Syntax:

angular.element(element)

Where element refers to the HTML DOM element or the string to be wrapped into jQuery.

Example-1:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <script src=
"//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/angularjs/1.3.2/angular.min.js">
    </script>
    <title>
      angular.element()
  </title>
</head>
  
<body ng-app="app">
    <h1 style="color:green">
      GeeksforGeeks
  </h1>
    <h2>
      angular.element()
  </h2>
  
    <div ng-controller="geek">
        <div ng-mouseenter="style()"
             id="ide" 
             ng-mouseleave="remove()">
            {{name}}
        </div>
    </div>
    <script>
        var app = angular.module("app", []);
        app.controller('geek', ['$scope', '$document',
            function($scope, $document) {
                $scope.name = "GeeksforGeeks";
                
                $scope.style = function() {
                 angular.element(
                   $document[0].querySelector('#ide')).css({
                        'color': 'white',
                        'background-color': 'green',
                        'width': '200px'
                    });
                };
                $scope.remove = function() {
                 angular.element(
                   $document[0].querySelector('#ide')).css({
                        'color': 'black',
                        'background-color': 'white'
                    });
                };
            }
        ]);
    </script>
  
</body>
  
</html>

Output:
Before mouseenter:
element
After mouseenter:
element



Example-2:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <script src=
"//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/angularjs/1.3.2/angular.min.js">
    </script>
    <title>
      angular.element()
  </title>
</head>
  
<body ng-app="app" 
      style="text-align:Center">
    <h1 style="color:green">
      GeeksforGeeks
  </h1>
    <h2>
      angular.element()
  </h2>
    <div ng-controller="geek">
        <input type="text" 
               id="text" 
               ng-model="myVal" />
        
        <button ng-click="getVal()">
          Click me!
      </button>
        <br />
        <br><b>You typed:</b> {{value}}
    </div>
    <script>
        var app = angular.module("app", []);
        app.controller('geek', ['$scope', 
           '$document', function($scope, $document) {
                $scope.myVal = "";
                $scope.getVal = function() {
                  $scope.value = angular.element(
                    $document[0].querySelector(
                      '#text')).val();
            }
        }]);
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:
Before Input:
element
After Input:
element

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