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

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