Template Select

The template Select platform allows you to create a Select with templated values using lambdas.

# Example configuration entry
select:
  - platform: template
    name: "Template select"
    optimistic: true
    options:
      - one
      - two
      - three
    initial_option: two

Configuration variables:

  • name (Required, string): The name of the Select.

  • options (Required, list): The list of options this Select has.

  • lambda (Optional, lambda): Lambda to be evaluated every update interval to get the current option of the select.

  • set_action (Optional, Action): The action that should be performed when the remote (like Home Assistant’s frontend) requests to set the Select option. The new option is available to lambdas in the x variable.

  • update_interval (Optional, Time): The interval on which to update the select by executing the lambda. Defaults to 60s.

  • optimistic (Optional, boolean): Whether to operate in optimistic mode - when in this mode, any command sent to the Template Select will immediately update the reported state. Cannot be used with lambda. Defaults to false.

  • restore_value (Optional, boolean): Saves and loads the state to RTC/Flash. Cannot be used with lambda. Defaults to false.

  • initial_option (Optional, string): The option to set the option to on setup if not restored with restore_value. Cannot be used with lambda. Defaults to the first option in the options list.

  • id (Optional, ID): Manually specify the ID used for code generation.

  • All other options from Select.

select.set Action

You can also set an option for the template select from elsewhere in your YAML file with the select.set Action.

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