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2023.11 To-do: Add launch title

2023.11 To-do: Add launch title

Dwelling Assistant 2023.11! 🎃

It looks as if I forgot to provide you with a launch title for this launch and left
a placeholder within the title. If I solely may have it on a to-do checklist someplace… 🤔

Earlier than we dive into this gorgeous huge launch, I need to shortly look again
at two wonderful issues that occurred prior to now month.

First, we introduced chapter 4 of the 12 months of the Voice,
which launched the brand new wake phrase function in Dwelling Assistant. This actually
brings the voice assistant expertise to the following stage, and we’re tremendous
enthusiastic about it! Like have you ever seen the R5-based voice assistant droid? 😍

Second, we had a safety audit carried out on Dwelling Assistant by one of many prime
safety auditors on the planet! You’ll be able to learn all about it within the weblog submit.
An enormous shout out to everyone subscribed to Dwelling Assistant Cloud,
as you allow us to do these items! 🥰

Alright, about this launch! It’s enormous! I like the tile card, and the flexibility
to simply customise the knowledge it exhibits now could be simply. 🤩 However largely, I’m
tremendous stoked in regards to the new to-do lists, which is able to most likely develop into a really
central a part of my family.

Benefit from the launch!


Don’t overlook to be a part of our launch occasion stay stream on YouTube
1 November 2023, at 13:00 PDT / 21:00 CET!

There’s a lot to-do!

There are various issues to do in our lives, which is what
@allenporter realized, too! We now have a brand new entity sort
in Dwelling Assistant: To-do checklist entities!

A to-do checklist entity represents an inventory of duties, and its state is the quantity of
uncompleted duties which are nonetheless open. You’ll be able to create a number of
to-do lists and think about and handle them by deciding on the brand new To-do lists
merchandise within the sidebar.

Screenshot showing the new to-do lists dashboard, where you can manage multiple to-do lists and even create new ones.

Moreover the entities, there are additionally new providers obtainable permitting you
to automate in your to-do lists as nicely. Use automations to create, full, or
clear up duties in your to-do lists.

So, what are you able to do with all of this? So much! For instance, you possibly can create
a to-do checklist on your groceries, automate an inventory of home chores on your youngsters
or different family members, or mechanically put a process on an inventory to interchange
the batteries of a sensor when it’s low. You may even ship a push notification
to your telephone if you find yourself close to the house enchancment retailer and have objects on
a to-do checklist that it is advisable purchase there.

Thanks @allenporter, and everybody concerned, for this wonderful addition to
Dwelling Assistant! We are able to now test this one off from our wishlist! ✔

Buying lists are actually to-do’s too!

These to-do lists look lots just like the procuring checklist, proper? Appropriate!

They’re very a lot alike, and that’s the reason we’ve moved the procuring checklist
to a to-do checklist as nicely! When you improve to this launch, your current
procuring checklist shall be mechanically transformed to a to-do checklist.

Screenshot showing the shopping list, which now is a to-do list.

However that’s not all; we additionally up to date the Buying checklist card on your
dashboards, now fittingly named To-do checklist card, to assist a number of
to-do lists. Now you can choose which to-do checklist you need to present on the cardboard
you’ve put in your dashboard.

Screenshot showing configuration of a to-do list card, that allows selecting the to-do list to display.

Integrations offering your to-dos

However wait! There may be extra apart from native to-do lists and procuring lists.
Now that we’ve a to-do checklist entity, we will additionally begin utilizing it with different
integrations that, for instance, can get your to-do lists from an exterior service.

As of this launch, you possibly can herald your Todoist and Google Duties
to-do lists to Dwelling Assistant as nicely!

That is superior, because it brings all these to-do lists collectively in a single place, and
above all, supplies you with the facility of Dwelling Assistant to automate on them.

Matter 1.2 is right here!

The Connectivity Requirements Alliance has launched
model 1.2 of the Matter specification,
along with a brand new model of the Official Matter SDK, which isn’t solely
ready for brand spanking new gadget varieties but in addition comprises all types of smaller
stability- and bug fixes.

Matter logo

Though you possibly can solely profit from the brand new gadget varieties as soon as precise units are
launched, we’ve upgraded our Matter implementation to model 1.2 to profit
from the soundness enhancements and to be ready for the brand new gadget varieties.

Fascinating truth: Do you know that Dwelling Assistant is used as a take a look at
platform by many gadget producers? This probably implies that units will
be applied and examined on the Dwelling Assistant Matter controller earlier than
others; cool!

Customise the knowledge proven in your Tile playing cards

Tile card now shows the entity’s state info on the cardboard.
However what if you wish to show one thing else?
@piitaya to the rescue!

Now you can customise it to your liking. Present the entity’s state, any of its
attributes, or a mix of each!

You’ll be able to add any attribute of the entity to the state content material of the tile card.

This not solely works for the local weather entities however for all entities! You may,
for instance, add the brightness % of a light-weight or the battery stage of a sensor.
Merely add the attribute to the state content material and drag and drop them within the
order you need them to seem.

Choose any date vary within the vitality dashboard

The vitality dashboard now means that you can choose a customized date vary. This enables
you to see the vitality utilization of your property over a selected interval.

Screenshot showing the energy dashboard, which now allows you to select a custom date range.

An excellent addition to the vitality dashboard. Thanks, @TillFleisch!

New circumstances for the conditional card

The conditional card is a good way to point out or cover
playing cards conditionally. For instance, you possibly can present a card solely when the solar is
setting or if you find yourself dwelling.

When utilizing such a state, you additionally match it towards a number of values. For instance,
you possibly can present a card when the solar is setting or when the solar is under the
horizon in a single situation.

However much more attention-grabbing, @piitaya added an entire bunch of recent circumstances
to this card so that you can use! Let’s dive in…

Consumer situation

The person situation means that you can present or cover playing cards primarily based on the person who’s
at the moment logged in. Helpful when you’ve got a number of customers in your Dwelling Assistant
occasion and need to present or cover playing cards primarily based on who’s wanting on the

Screenshot showing the configuration dialog of the conditional card, which now allows you to set which users to show the card at.

The screenshot above exhibits how the cardboard is simply proven when the person
who’s logged in is Frenck. It’s hidden for all different customers.

Numeric state situation

Just like the state situation, the numeric state situation means that you can present
or cover playing cards primarily based on the state of an entity, solely this time, primarily based on its
numeric worth. Helpful if you wish to present or cover playing cards primarily based on temperature,
humidity, or another numeric entity.

Screenshot showing the configuration dialog of the conditional card, on which you can now configure a numeric condition when to show the card.

Within the screenshot above, this thermostat card will solely be proven on the dashboard
when the temperature exterior has dropped under 18 levels Celsius.

Display screen situation

Final however not least, the display screen situation means that you can present or cover playing cards primarily based
on the display screen measurement of the gadget you’re viewing Dwelling Assistant on.

For instance, you might present some playing cards solely when viewing Dwelling Assistant on a
desktop or pill and conceal them when viewing Dwelling Assistant on a cell gadget.

Screenshot showing the configuration dialog of the conditional card, which you can now configure to show the card only on a specific screen type.

The screenshot exhibits how the management of the storage door is simply proven on
cell, as it’s most frequently used from cell when arriving at dwelling.

Restarting into protected mode

Now you can restart Dwelling Assistant in protected mode. This mode will disable all
customized integrations and customized frontend assets (for instance, customized playing cards
and themes).

It’s helpful if you’re experiencing points together with your Dwelling Assistant and need to
shortly rule out customized integrations or customized dashboard assets because the trigger
of those points.

Screenshot showing the restart dialog, which now provides a new option: Restart Home Assistant in safe mode.

Need to get out of protected mode once more? Simply restart Dwelling Assistant another time,
and every little thing shall be again to regular.

That is useful! Thanks, @emontnemery!

Arrange Improv units straight from Dwelling Assistant!

In the event you purchased a tool that helps Improv Wi-Fi
over Bluetooth, and you’re utilizing Bluetooth in Dwelling Assistant, now you can
arrange your gadget straight from Dwelling Assistant itself!

Plug within the energy of your brand-new gadget, and Dwelling Assistant will uncover
it and assist you set it up by connecting it to your Wi-Fi community and including
it to Dwelling Assistant.

Screenshot showing a discovered Improv Wi-Fi device over Bluetooth, which can be set up and added to your Wi-Fi network straight from Home Assistant.

Improv Wi-Fi is a completely open customary that may
be freely adopted and applied by any {hardware} creator, regardless of how massive
or small. Improv Wi-Fi can also be supported by ESPHome.

Good job on this one @emontnemery!

Configuring script fields on your script within the UI

Scripts have a extremely neat function: fields.
Fields let you outline variables in your script that you could cross in when
calling your script as a service.

For instance, you might create a script that sends a notification to a
particular particular person and use a discipline to outline the message you need to ship.

These fields assist our UI selectors, so that you
can present a UI on your script fields. Nevertheless, this was solely obtainable
while you created your scripts in YAML format.

However not anymore! Because of @karwosts, now you can additionally configure your
script fields within the UI!

Screenshot showing the scripts fields in the UI while editing a script in the script editor.

You could find the fields within the script editor when deciding on the three dots
within the prime proper nook of the editor and deciding on Add fields from the
drop-down menu.

Different noteworthy adjustments

There are various extra enhancements on this launch; listed here are a few of the different
noteworthy adjustments this launch:

  • The HomeKit Bridge now handles adjustments within the capabilities of units
    and the elimination/addition of units mechanically! Thanks, @bdraco!
  • The beautiful new two-pane view you see within the to-do lists has additionally been
    added to the calendar dashboard. Good @bramkragten!
  • ZHA will now increase a restore situation if it finds out the community settings
    have modified externally. This helps you stand up and operating once more in
    no time. Thanks, @puddly!
  • @gjohansson-ST added a model new nation selector that can be utilized
    in your Blueprints and script fields. Good!
  • The Withings integration has reached the platinum high quality mark. Thanks,
    @joostlek! Job nicely finished!
  • We now have higher connection administration for the IKEA IDÅSEN desk.
    Good @abmantis!
  • The Fitbit integration obtained an entire overhaul, will be arrange through the UI,
    and now helps Fitbit diet sensors. Thanks, @allenporter!
  • The SwitchBot Cloud integration now helps local weather units.
    Thanks, @SeraphicRav!
  • @rappenze added occasion entities assist to the Fibaro integration. Cool!
  • The System Bridge integration now helps media gamers. Thanks, @timmo001!
  • @raman325 prolonged our template engine with the flexibility to
    test the kind of a variable. Tremendous useful for advanced templates! Thanks!

New integrations

We welcome the next new integrations on this launch:

This launch additionally has a brand new digital integration. Digital integrations are stubs which are dealt with by different (current) integrations to assist with findability. The next digital integrations have been added:

Integrations now obtainable to arrange from the UI

The next integrations are actually obtainable through the Dwelling Assistant UI:

Launch 2023.11.1 – November 4

Launch 2023.11.2 – November 10

Launch 2023.11.3 – November 22

Need assistance? Be a part of the neighborhood!

Dwelling Assistant has an ideal neighborhood of customers who’re all greater than prepared
to assist one another out. So, be a part of us!

Our very lively Discord chat server is a superb place to be
at, and don’t overlook to affix our wonderful boards.

Discovered a bug or situation? Please report it in our situation tracker,
to get it mounted! Or, test our assist web page for steering for extra
locations you possibly can go.

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Backward-incompatible adjustments

In case you are a customized integration developer and need to study breaking
adjustments and new options obtainable on your integration: You’ll want to observe our
developer weblog. The next are probably the most notable for this launch:

Farewell to the next

The next integrations are additionally not obtainable as of this launch:

All adjustments

In fact, there’s much more on this launch. You could find an inventory of
all adjustments made right here:
Full changelog for Dwelling Assistant Core 2023.11


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