How to populate select in Ionic Creator

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I answered this question by user Umer Khalid:

I am using Ionic Creator for developing an application. While trying to add select (dropdown) I could not see any way to enter options for the dropdown?

My answer was:


Simple, but not liked, answer: you can’t do it by drag&drop.

If you take a look at the source you get when you download from Ionic Creator, you will see it creates “just” the select element:


So, you could “kind of fake it”, by drag&dropping the HTML element inside the form element and putting the following code inside:

<label class="item item-select" name="myselect">
    <span class="input-label">Input</span>

        <option value="1">1</option>
        <option value="2">2</option>

I don’t know if in future guys from Ionic will add this. It would be probably worth it if you request it as a feature over at their (very active) forum:

Written by Nikola Brežnjak