Angular – Use Template Reference Variable for User Inputs


This blog represents tips and code sample for using Template reference variable for capturing user inputs in an Angular form.

Template code for Template Reference Variable

The following code represents the template file, app.component.html.

<div class="form-group">
      <label for="emailField">Email address</label>
      <input type="email" class="form-control" id="emailField" #email (keyup)="setEmail(email.value)" placeholder=""/>

Component code for Template Reference Variable

The following represents the component code, app.component.ts:

import { Component } from '@angular/core';

  templateUrl: './app.component.html',
export class AppComponent {
  uEmail = '';

  setEmail(value: string) {
    this.uEmail = value;

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