Angularjs: How to include empty option in select when using ng-option

All we need is an easy explanation of the problem, so here it is.

How can I add empty option in the beginning when I use ng-option to provide predefined list of options which doesn’t include empty one?

An example in jade

select(ng-model="property.Value", ng-options="item.Value as item.Name for item in property.Choices")

How to solve :

I know you bored from this bug, So we are here to help you! Take a deep breath and look at the explanation of your problem. We have many solutions to this problem, But we recommend you to use the first method because it is tested & true method that will 100% work for you.

Method 1

Just add an option with empty value inside of the select.

select(ng-model="property.Value", ng-options="item.Value as item.Name for item in property.Choices")
  option(value="")

Here’s an example – http://jsfiddle.net/sseletskyy/uky9m/1/

Method 2

just modify the property.choices array in angular.

$scope.property.Choices.splice(0, 0, {“id”:”0″,”Name”:”Richard”});

Method 3

This just worked for me by modifying the object

angular.extend({‘Please Select’ : ”},objectName)

Note: Use and implement method 1 because this method fully tested our system.
Thank you 🙂

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