The glance card is useful to group multiple sensors in a compact overview. Keep in mind that this can be used together with entity-filter cards to create dynamic cards.
Screenshot of the glance card.
To add the glance card to your user interface:
- In the top right of the screen, select the three dots menu and then select Edit dashboard.
- By editing the dashboard, you are taking over control of this dashboard. This means that it is no longer automatically updated when new dashboard elements become available. To continue, in the dialog, select Take control.
- In the bottom right corner, select the Add card button and select from the card picker.
All options for this card can be configured via the user interface.
The following YAML options are available when you use YAML mode or just prefer to use YAML in the code editor in the UI.
Override the used theme for this card with any loaded theme. For more information about themes, see the frontend documentation.
Number of columns to show. If not specified the number will be set automatically.
If you define entities as objects instead of strings, you can add more customization and configuration:
Overwrites the state display with the relative time since last changed.
Action taken on card tap. See action documentation.
Action taken on card tap and hold. See action documentation.
Action taken on card double tap. See action documentation.
type: glance title: Glance card sample entities: - binary_sensor.movement_backyard - light.bed_light - binary_sensor.basement_floor_wet - sensor.outside_temperature - light.ceiling_lights - switch.ac - lock.kitchen_door
Screenshot of the glance card with custom title.
Define entities as objects and apply a custom name:
type: glance title: Better names entities: - entity: binary_sensor.movement_backyard name: Movement? - light.bed_light - binary_sensor.basement_floor_wet - sensor.outside_temperature - light.ceiling_lights - switch.ac - lock.kitchen_door - entity: switch.wall_plug_switch tap_action: action: toggle