Glance Card


Glance cards are very compact. Very useful to group together multiple sensors for a quick and easy 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.

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)Show entity names.

Default value: true

show_state

(boolean)(Optional)Show entity state-text.

Default value: true

column_width

(string)(Optional)Column width as CSS length like 100px or calc(100% / 7). This controls how many entities appear in a row - at the default 20% you have 5 entities in a row. Use calc(100% / 7) for 7 entities in a row, and so on.

Default value: 20%

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 or entity picture.

tap_action

(string)(Optional)Set to toggle or call-service for direct actions.

Default value: more-info

service

(string)(Optional)For call-service, e.g. media_player.media_play_pause

service_data

(object)(Optional)The service data to use.

Default value: entity_id: entity_id

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