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ng.getDirectives

global function

Retrieves directive instances associated with a given DOM element. Does not include component instances.

ng.getDirectives(element: Element): {}[]

Parameters
element Element

DOM element for which to get the directives.

Returns

{}[]: Array of directives associated with the element.

Usage notes

Given the following DOM structure:

<my-app>
  <button my-button></button>
  <my-comp></my-comp>
</my-app>

Calling getDirectives on <button> will return an array with an instance of the MyButton directive that is associated with the DOM element.

Calling getDirectives on <my-comp> will return an empty array.

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https://angular.io/api/core/global/ngGetDirectives