AngularJS Dropdown Multiselect

This directive gives you a Bootstrap Dropdown with the power of AngularJS directives.


  • Based on Bootstrap's dropdown.
  • jQuery is not necessary.
  • Seperated your data and the selection data. no modification to the data made.
  • Built-in search.
  • Complete control on the selected items model to fit it to your requirements.
  • Two view options: normal list and checkboxes.
  • Pre-selected values.
  • Limit selection count.
  • Grouping items by property.
  • Callback events.



  • required: AngularJS >= 1.2, Lodash >= 2, Bootstrap >= 3.0

  • Make sure to add the dependencies before the directive's js file.

  • Note: Bootstrap JS file is not needed for the directive, it just uses the CSS file.


  1. Download the files

    1. Using bower:

      Just run bower install angularjs-dropdown-multiselect

    2. Manually: You can download the .js file directly or clone this repository.

  2. Include the file in your app

    • <script type="text/javascript" src="angularjs-dropdown-multiselect.js"></script>.
    • You can also use the minfined version (angularjs-dropdown-multiselect.min.js).
  3. Include the module in angular (i.e. in app.js) - angularjs-dropdown-multiselect

Usage and Documentation

See the documentation and examples in the GitHub pages:


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