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angularjsHow can I access a parent scope variable in an AngularJS controller?

In AngularJS, a controller can access the parent scope variable by using the $scope.$parent property. For example, given the following controller:

app.controller('ChildCtrl', function($scope) {
  // some code here

The parent scope variable can be accessed by using the following code snippet:


Code explanation

  • $scope.$parent: the property that allows access to the parent scope
  • parentVariable: the parent scope variable that is being accessed

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