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.

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 name.

Default value:

true

show_icon

(boolean)(Optional)

Show entity icon.

Default value:

true

show_state

(boolean)(Optional)

Show entity state-text.

Default value:

true

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)

Set to true to have icons colored when entity is active

Default value:

true

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)

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

Default value:

false

show_state

(boolean)(Optional)

Show entity state-text.

Default value:

true

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