Angular 4 pass data between 2 not related components

I have a questions about passing data in Angular.

First, I don't have a structure as <parent><child [data]=parent.data></child></parent>

My structure is

<container>
  <navbar>
    <summary></summary>
    <child-summary><child-summary>
  </navbar>
  <content></content>
</container>

So, in <summary /> I have a select that do send value to <child-summary /> and <content />.

OnSelect method is well fired with (change) inside <summary /> component.

So, I tried with @Input, @Output and @EventEmitter directives, but I don't see how retrieve the event as @Input of the component, unless to go on parent/child pattern. All examples I've founded has a relation between component.

EDIT : Example with BehaviorSubject not working (all connected service to API works well, only observable is fired at start but not when select has value changed)

shared service = company.service.ts (used to retrieve company data)

import { Injectable } from '@angular/core';
import { Headers, Http, Response } from '@angular/http';
import { BehaviorSubject } from 'rxjs/BehaviorSubject';

import { Observable } from 'rxjs/Observable';
import 'rxjs/add/operator/toPromise';

@Injectable()
export class SrvCompany {

    private accountsNumber = new BehaviorSubject<string[]>([]);
    currentAccountsNumber = this.accountsNumber.asObservable();

    changeMessage(accountsNumber: string[]) {
        this.accountsNumber.next(accountsNumber);
    }

    private _companyUrl = 'api/tiers/';

    constructor(private http: Http) { }

    getSociete(): Promise<Response> {
        let url = this._companyUrl;
        return this.http.get(url).toPromise();
    }
}

invoice.component.ts (the "child")

import { Component, OnInit, Input } from '@angular/core';
import { Headers, Http, Response } from '@angular/http';

import { SrvInvoice } from './invoice.service';
import { SrvCompany } from '../company/company.service';

@Component({
    selector: 'invoice',
    templateUrl: 'tsScripts/invoice/invoice.html',
    providers: [SrvInvoice, SrvCompany]
})

export class InvoiceComponent implements OnInit  {

    invoice: any;

    constructor(private srvInvoice: SrvInvoice, private srvCompany: SrvCompany)
    {

    }

    ngOnInit(): void {
        //this.getInvoice("F001");

        // Invoice data is linked to accounts number from company.
        this.srvCompany.currentAccountsNumber.subscribe(accountsNumber => {
            console.log(accountsNumber);
            if (accountsNumber.length > 0) {
                this.srvInvoice.getInvoice(accountsNumber).then(data => this.invoice = data.json());
            }
        });
    }

    //getInvoice(id: any) {
    //    this.srvInvoice.getInvoice(id).then(data => this.invoice = data.json());
    //}
}

company.component.ts (the trigerring "parent")

import { Component, Inject, OnInit, Input } from '@angular/core';
import { Headers, Http, Response } from '@angular/http';

import { SrvCompany } from './company.service';

@Component({
    selector: 'company',
    templateUrl: 'tsScripts/company/company.html',
    providers: [SrvCompany]    
})

export class CompanyComponent implements OnInit {

    societes: any[];    
    soc: Response[]; // debug purpose
    selectedSociete: any;

    ville: any;
    ref: any;
    cp: any;
    accountNumber: any[];

    constructor(private srvSociete: SrvCompany)
    {

    }

    ngOnInit(): void {
        this.getSocietes();
    }

    getSocietes(): void {

        this.srvSociete.getSociete()
            .then(data => this.societes = data.json())
            .then(data => this.selectItem(this.societes[0].Id));
    }

    selectItem(value: any) {
        this.selectedSociete = this.societes.filter((item: any) => item.Id === value)[0];
        this.cp = this.selectedSociete.CodePostal;
        this.ville = this.selectedSociete.Ville;
        this.ref = this.selectedSociete.Id;
        this.accountNumber = this.selectedSociete.Accounts;
        console.log(this.accountNumber);
        this.srvSociete.changeMessage(this.accountNumber);
    }
}

Answers:

Answer

This is a case where you want to use a shared service, as your components are structured as siblings and grandchildren. Here's an example from a video I created a video about sharing data between components that solves this exact problem.

Start by creating a BehaviorSubject in the service

import { Injectable } from '@angular/core';
import { BehaviorSubject } from 'rxjs/BehaviorSubject';
@Injectable()
export class DataService {

  private messageSource = new BehaviorSubject("default message");
  currentMessage = this.messageSource.asObservable();

  constructor() { }

  changeMessage(message: string) {
    this.messageSource.next(message)
  }

}

Then inject this service into each component and subscribe to the observable.

import { Component, OnInit } from '@angular/core';
import { DataService } from "../data.service";
@Component({
  selector: 'app-parent',
  template: `
    {{message}}
  `,
  styleUrls: ['./sibling.component.css']
})
export class ParentComponent implements OnInit {

  message:string;

  constructor(private data: DataService) { }

  ngOnInit() {
    this.data.currentMessage.subscribe(message => this.message = message)
  }

}

You can change the value from either component and the value will be updated, even if you don't have the parent/child relationship.

import { Component, OnInit } from '@angular/core';
import { DataService } from "../data.service";
@Component({
  selector: 'app-sibling',
  template: `
    {{message}}
    <button (click)="newMessage()">New Message</button>
  `,
  styleUrls: ['./sibling.component.css']
})
export class SiblingComponent implements OnInit {

  message:string;

  constructor(private data: DataService) { }

  ngOnInit() {
    this.data.currentMessage.subscribe(message => this.message = message)
  }

  newMessage() {
    this.data.changeMessage("Hello from Sibling")
  }

}
Answer

There are two solutions for this.

  1. This can be done through shared service by using observable's.

  2. You can use ngrx/store for this. This is similar to Redux arch. You will be getting data from state.

Answer

Here is the simplest example of sharing data between two independent components, using event emitter and service

https://stackoverflow.com/a/44858648/8300620

Answer

When you mention non related components, I'm gonna assume that they don't have any parent component. If assumption isn't correct, feel free to read another of my answers where both cases are addressed.

So, as there's no common parent, we can use an injectable service. In this case, simply inject the service in the components and subscribe to its events.

(Just like the next image shows - taken from here - except that we'll inject the service in two Components)

Inject Service in Component Angular

The documentation explains it quite well how to Create and register an injectable service.

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