iOS Beta 3.4.99.11 Feedback thread

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Re: iOS Beta 3.4.99.11 Feedback thread

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:18 pm

sketch, same experience here. I emailed Yael directly this morning about some feedback.

BTW, dude: I don't think I've seen you on the forums in a long time! :mrgreen:
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Re: iOS Beta 3.4.99.11 Feedback thread

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Wed Sep 19, 2012 4:27 pm

mapcat wrote:Weren't there supposed to be new color schemes with this version? I don't recognize anything new on the list.

I did notice that during the day, if I switch to "night" and then back to "auto", it stays in night mode.

Yael said that to me and I was surprised. Didn't hear about new schemes and I find no way to change the night scheme. I have also experienced the same after switching to Auto. It doesn't update until next start of Waze.
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Re: iOS Beta 3.4.99.11 Feedback thread

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:37 pm

I don't recall if this was like this in the current release, but I've noted that the minimum zoom level (high elevation) when in "autozoom by distance" mode always shows all street types, which is very nice. This is not the case for "autozoom by speed" and as others have said, it would be best if autozoom by speed was set to the same so that regardless of speed, all segments should show at their smallest setting.
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Re: iOS Beta 3.4.99.11 Feedback thread

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Thu Sep 13, 2012 2:48 pm

robin1979 wrote:Try to navigate to 'cc@tts' (all lowercase!). Helps me to get it back when it drops out (usually after a crash).

I did this today and it actually made it worse. After restarting and reloading my route, I then received no TTS instructions at all and even then the recorded instructions were not all working because I still get a "turn left" when 1/2 mile away: it doesn't give the distance, just "turn left."
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Re: iOS Beta 3.4.99.11 Feedback thread

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Wed Sep 12, 2012 3:11 pm

chrysrobyn wrote:Does the "[P] You parked here >" icon need parking lot roads to snap to in order to be useful? (Dave2084 had a screenshot.) I saw discussion of being able to fix the snapping (perlin), but it seems to me that having the individual isles mapped out would make this feature more useful. If the isles aren't mapped out, and if the snapping is fixed, the icon will hover in meaningless space. That's no way to meet up with friends at the mall or movie theater (I assume that's the intent?).

Perlin responded about this earlier stating that it will not require a segment to snap to.
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Re: iOS Beta 3.4.99.11 Feedback thread

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Wed Sep 12, 2012 3:09 pm

jjwertz wrote:I'm still hving issues with installing this beta version is there any other way to install it besides the links that we got sent in the email??

I install it using Test Flight. I've never had a problem.
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Re: iOS Beta 3.4.99.11 Feedback thread

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Wed Sep 12, 2012 4:17 am

mapcat wrote:Was something changed for the candies/road goodies? Either I ran straight over an editing candy without collecting it, or it appeared behind me as I travelled straight ahead after stopping. This hasn't happened to me in over a year, so it looks as if the placement process or the radius around the candy has changed.

I've noted candies appearing behind me too. As well, it does seem the radius is different because the candy as I leave home every day is placed in the same spot, but with this beta, I have to go all the way through the junction for it to be eaten. Current released version it gets munched just as I approach the junction.
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Re: iOS Beta 3.4.99.11 Feedback thread

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Tue Sep 11, 2012 8:28 pm

jjwertz wrote:Could someone please help I can't download the update and I think I'm registered. If I get the email I do t see why it shouldn't download. PLEASE HELP!!!!

No one at Waze can help you at this time. It's nighttime. Just be patient and a community member may be able to help.

Did you install Test Flight or are you trying to install directly from an email link?
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Re: iOS Beta 3.4.99.11 Feedback thread

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Tue Sep 11, 2012 8:22 pm

mapcat wrote:
AlanOfTheBerg wrote:Do you have avoid tolls turned on?

No, but I didn't want to avoid them. I thought they would be pointed out. It's one thing to see that there's a toll road on the route and another to see that almost the entire route includes toll roads. It's not important to give us the option of x% toll roads, but there should be some visual that indicates which segments of the route are tolled.

That was not the plan for the initial release of toll road avoidance (outside Israel). They do have the info and requests from the Champs and various others on how to make this feature more useful, but for now, it's all or nothing. Avoid tolls will never select a toll in the primary route selection, but routes with tolls are allowed to be part of the route for alt routes 2 and 3.

Your "% toll roads" isn't simple either: do you mean % of segments or % of distance or % of distinct toll roads which could incur additional charges?
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Re: iOS Beta 3.4.99.11 Feedback thread

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Tue Sep 11, 2012 5:47 pm

mapcat wrote:The route options indicate that all three routes have tolls:

Do you have avoid tolls turned on?
mapcat wrote:Nothing on the first road with a toll (or any) shows that it has a toll:

I'm not understanding what you're pointing out here. Should the word "TOLL" be somewhere on the screen?
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