ngGrid – remove row

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

I have been looking for an example on how to implement a button to remove a selected row, but I couldn’t find anything useful so far.

Can anyone please give me a hint? Here is the plunker example.

The function I implement acts weird, as it removes other rows.

Thank you.

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

That is not a proper way to delete any row

Try like this:

$scope.removeRow = function() {
   var index = this.row.rowIndex;
   $scope.gridOptions.selectItem(index, false);
   $scope.myData.splice(index, 1);

PLUNKER --> Its working and tested

Method 2

thanks for the hint but
I tried the snippet and it doesn’t work
so I changed it in

var removeTemplate = '<input type="button" value="remove" ng-click="removeRow()" />';
$scope.removeRow = function() {;
                    var index = this.row.rowIndex;
                    $scope.gridOptions.selectItem(index, false);
                    $scope.items.splice(index, 1);

and it works like a charme 🙂
Hope this help.

Method 3

This might help you, and also this is for deleting multiple rows in the grid.

$scope.mySelections = [];

$scope.gridOptions = {
    data :'gridData',
    selectedItems : $scope.mySelections,
    showSelectionCheckbox : true

$scope.deleteSelected = function() {
    angular.forEach($scope.mySelections, function(rowItem) { 

mySelections is the array which has selected rows

Method 4

Previous answer to this question won’t work once the array has been sorted because the row.index changes based on the way the array has been sorted but the original data in the array remains in it’s original index. We must find the correct index in the data array in order to remove the correct row. The row contains a reference to the original data in row.entity so we can use indexOf to find the correct index.

$scope.actionTemplate = '<input type="button" value="Delete" ng-click="delete($event);" />';

$scope.delete = function($event) {
    $event.stopPropagation(); //keep the row from being selected
    $; //remove all selections: necessary for issues with the selection array
    var index = $; //get the correct index to splice
    $scope.metrics.splice(index, 1); //remove the element

Edit: The original solution may have worked at the time but ng-grid has since been updated and it no longer works.

Method 5

It might help you

<!doctype html>
<html ng-app="deleteApp">
  <title>Example -</title>
  <script src="//"></script>
    angular.module('deleteApp', [])
      .controller('deleteController', ['$scope', function ($scope) {
          $scope.Rows = [
            { row: 'RowCount1'},
            { row: 'RowCount2'},
            { row: 'RowCount3'},
            { row: 'RowCount4'},
            { row: 'RowCount5'}];

            $scope.delete = function(index){
              $scope.Rows.splice(index, 1);
<body ng-controller="deleteController">
  <div ng-repeat="ro in Rows">
    <div>{{$index + 1}} :  {{ro.row}} <input type="button" value="delete" ng-click="delete($index)" /></div>

Method 6

This works:

showSelectionCheckbox : true ->it adds checkbox to grid
$scope.delItem = function() -> it works for both multiple rows or single row selection

     $scope.mySelections = [];
                 $scope.gridOptions = {
                     data :'data',
                     selectedItems : $scope.mySelections,
                     showSelectionCheckbox : true

 $scope.delItem = function() {
      for (var i = 0; i < $scope.mySelections.length; i++) {
             var index = $$scope.mySelections[i]);
             if (index != -1) {
                 $, 1);

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

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