Add this attribute to your element to trigger angular actions when the escape key is pressed.
It's a simple angularjs directive that triggers the events in the value when the escape key is pressed.
Because it's such a small amount of code, it should be able to read and understand so you can even tweak it for your needs. In fact, I encourage it!
Available on Bower
bower install angular-esc-key
Simply include the esc-key module
var app = angular.module('app', [ 'esc-key' ]);
Then use the esc-key attribute on element.
<input type="text" esc-key="action()" />
Note that the value of the
esc-key attribute is what is activated when the key is pressed. In the example above the
$scope.action function of the controller will be called
This is based on (and pretty much a tribute to) this StackOverflow answer. I built this as a way that people could see it, change it over time, and pull it in as a dependency.
Check out the github pages example here: http://deltreey.github.io/angular-esc-key/