Glance Card


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 Screenshot of the Glance card.

To add the Glance card to your user interface, click the Lovelace menu (three dots at the top right of the screen) and then Edit Dashboard. Click the plus button in the bottom right corner and select Glance from the card picker.

Configuration Variables

type string Required

glance

entities list Required

A list of entity IDs or entity objects, see below.

title string (Optional)

Card title

show_name boolean (Optional, default: true)

Show entity name.

show_icon boolean (Optional, default: true)

Show entity icon.

show_state boolean (Optional, default: true)

Show entity state-text.

theme string (Optional)

Set to any theme within themes.yaml

columns integer (Optional)

Number of columns to show. If not specified the number will be set automatically.

state_color boolean (Optional, default: true)

Set to true to have icons colored when entity is active

Options For Entities

If you define entities as objects instead of strings, you can add more customization and configuration:

Configuration Variables

entity string Required

Home Assistant entity ID.

name string (Optional)

Overwrites friendly name.

icon string (Optional)

Overwrites icon.

image string (Optional)

Overwrites entity picture.

show_last_changed boolean (Optional, default: false)

Overwrites the state display with the relative time since last changed.

show_state boolean (Optional, default: true)

Show entity state-text.

tap_action map (Optional)

Action taken on card tap. See action documentation.

hold_action map (Optional)

Action taken on card tap and hold. See action documentation.

double_tap_action map (Optional)

Action taken on card double tap. See action documentation.

Options For Exemptions

Configuration Variables

user string Required

User id that can see the view tab.

Examples

Basic example:

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 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