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Custom Angular title case pipe built on top of Angular's titleCase pipe
<!-- USAGE -->
<!-- Transoforming strings -->
<div class="users">
<div class="users__user" *ngFor="let user of users">
{{user.name | appTitleCase}}
</div>
</div>
<!-- Transforming Arrays -->
<!-- Suited for cases where we have to pass an array into a component whose template we don't have access to -->
<div class="form">
<input class="form__members" typeahead [typeaheadData]="$users | async | appTitleCase : 'full_name'">
</div>
import { Pipe, PipeTransform } from '@angular/core';
import { TitleCasePipe as AngularTitleCasePipe } from '@angular/common';
@Pipe({
name: 'appTitleCase'
})
export class TitleCasePipe implements PipeTransform {
angularTitleCase = new AngularTitleCasePipe();
transform(value: any, ...args: any[]): any {
const property = args[0];
const isValidProperty = property && typeof property === 'string';
if (typeof value === 'string') {
// if the value we have to transform is a simple string
return this.angularTitleCase.transform(value);
} else if (Array.isArray(value)) {
// if the value we have to transform is an array
return value.map((item) => {
// if the current item in the array is a simple string, we transform it
if (typeof item === 'string') {
return this.angularTitleCase.transform(item);
} else if (isValidProperty && item[property]) {
// if the item in the array is an object and we have the property in the object, we transform item
item[property] = this.angularTitleCase.transform(item[property]);
}
return item;
});
}
return value;
}
}
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