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global function

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

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

element Element DOM element for which to get the directives.

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

Usage notes

Given the following DOM structure:

  <button my-button></button>

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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