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

typestringRequired

glance

entitieslistRequired

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

titlestring(Optional)

Card title

show_nameboolean(Optional, default: true)

Show entity name.

show_iconboolean(Optional, default: true)

Show entity icon.

show_stateboolean(Optional, default: true)

Show entity state-text.

themestring(Optional)

Set to any theme within themes.yaml

columnsinteger(Optional)

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

state_colorboolean(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

entitystringRequired

Home Assistant entity ID.

namestring(Optional)

Overwrites friendly name.

iconstring(Optional)

Overwrites icon.

imagestring(Optional)

Overwrites entity picture.

show_last_changedboolean(Optional, default: false)

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

show_stateboolean(Optional, default: true)

Show entity state-text.

tap_actionmap(Optional)

Action taken on card tap. See action documentation.

hold_actionmap(Optional)

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

double_tap_actionmap(Optional)

Action taken on card double tap. See action documentation.

Options For Exemptions

Configuration Variables

userstringRequired

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