Cyan (blue) navigation line indicates what?

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Cyan (blue) navigation line indicates what?

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Tue Feb 07, 2012 5:48 pm

The typical navigation line indicator on the client is purple. When you bring up the three route options, those show in purple, cyan and green.

This morning, I asked Waze to route me to work (verbally) and I took the default route. This route is not my preferred route, as it goes up and over a hill which is less gas efficient, but it's faster, so I took it because I was late. The navigation line it gave me for it was cyan colored. I've seen this before but never asked about it. I know that in the color scheme files, there are defined colors for alternate routes, but I'm not sure why Waze would pick this for the route I took. I didn't ask for alternates...

Any ideas or pointers on why this happens? What it signifies?

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Re: Cyan (blue) navigation line indicates what?

Postby the1who » Wed Feb 08, 2012 3:35 am

I've seen that happen too.

I was driving, but detoured to a faster route based on a stop light, which I hope Waze doesn't pick up on that as a preferred route, but anyways, it was magenta and then when cyan when it rerouted, and the voice went to the stock/ non-TTS type girl speaking, like the original voice prompts, no names. And then when it rerouted, it went back to normal when it recalculated a change in where I was going.

As far as the shields, I have them in my area too...do you need help in that?
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Re: Cyan (blue) navigation line indicates what?

Postby tibble » Tue Feb 07, 2012 6:24 pm

i've seen this a lot as well and always wondered. btw, i'm jealous of you getting a state rte shield!
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