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 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.

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

(object)(Optional)Action to take on tap

action

(string)(Required)Action to perform (`more-info`, `toggle`, `call-service`, `navigate`, `none`)

Default value: `more-info`

navigation_path

(string)(Optional)Path to navigate to (e.g. `/lovelace/0/`) when `action` defined as `navigate`

Default value: none

service

(string)(Optional)Service to call (e.g. `media_player.media_play_pause`) when `action` defined as `call-service`

Default value: none

service_data

(string)(Optional)Service data to include (e.g. `entity_id: media_player.bedroom`) when `action` defined as `call-service`

Default value: none

hold_action

(object)(Optional)Action to take on tap-and-hold

action

(string)(Required)Action to perform (`more-info`, `toggle`, `call-service`, `navigate`, `none`)

Default value: `more-info`

navigation_path

(string)(Optional)Path to navigate to (e.g. `/lovelace/0/`) when `action` defined as `navigate`

Default value: none

service

(string)(Optional)Service to call (e.g. `media_player.media_play_pause`) when `action` defined as `call-service`

Default value: none

service_data

(string)(Optional)Service data to include (e.g. `entity_id: media_player.bedroom`) when `action` defined as `call-service`

Default value: none

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