Major highways disappear when zoomed out

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Re: Major highways disappear when zoomed out

Postby AndyPoms » Sun Dec 23, 2012 10:46 pm

Alan, there was a map tile update today (http://status.waze.com/) for the ROTW Server, but not one for the NA server. Maybe this has something to do with it...
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Re: Major highways disappear when zoomed out

Postby deeggo » Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:10 am

They're still not back for me. I did a reload of the map in the client, planned a route. Nothing helped.
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Re: Major highways disappear when zoomed out

Postby deeggo » Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:41 am

They're back! I don't know what triggered it, but when I started the client to check at which zoom level they disappear, they didn't disappear anymore. Weird, but hey, we're used to that and it works...
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Re: Major highways disappear when zoomed out

Postby Donkeyfumbler » Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:35 pm

Exactly the same for me on my Galaxy S2. Zooming out past a certain point makes all of the roads disappear when previously you would always see main motorways. Place names, icons and traffic speed indicators are still there though.

Very annoying - I'm almost always zoomed out so I can see problems far away in advance (i.e. before I get there so I can re-route if needed) which is now almost impossible without roads to guide you.

Hope this gets fixed ASAP.
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Re: Major highways disappear when zoomed out

Postby Donkeyfumbler » Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:28 am

Can someone from Waze please respond here and let us know if this problem is being worked on, or that they are even aware of it.

I've just sat in traffic for an extra hour because I wasn't able to tell that the alert that appeared in the middle of nowhere on my map was actually on the road I was heading towards, and which I could have avoided if I'd realised.

As it is, Waze has gone from being the most important app on my phone to being completely useless. What is the point in a traffic app that is only able to warn you about traffic jams a mile from your location, when by then it's almost always too late to do anything about it.

PLEASE - let us know what is going on.
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Re: Major highways disappear when zoomed out

Postby Donkeyfumbler » Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:02 pm

Another week gone, nothing fixed, no word about whether it's even going to be fixed, a great app still totally ruined.

Do you even care?

Total muppets.
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Re: Major highways disappear when zoomed out

Postby Donkeyfumbler » Wed Dec 19, 2012 11:46 am

AlanOfTheBerg wrote:
Donkeyfumbler wrote:Another week gone, nothing fixed, no word about whether it's even going to be fixed, a great app still totally ruined.

Welcome to Hyperbole Tuesday!

It's ridiculous to say that Waze is "totally ruined" because when you zoom out past the normal autozoom levels that Waze becomes unusable, which is what "ruined" suggests. It still works just fine.


Welcome to Selfish Wednesday, where people are only allowed to use the app in exactly the same way as you are using it!

I use Waze (or used to) in order to check for traffic problems along the route I travel, at a distance. That's all I use(d) it for (apart from reporting problems where I am to be a helpful member of the community). Now I can't do that - therefore, for me, it is totally ruined. I'm glad it's still doing what you need it to do, but it doesn't work 'just fine' I'm afraid.
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Re: Major highways disappear when zoomed out

Postby Donkeyfumbler » Wed Dec 19, 2012 2:43 pm

Unholy wrote:Welcome to "fixing display bug" Thursday (the celebrations start a day earlier...) ;)


We're checking this issue, and I will inform you once we have more info about it.


Thanks,


Ori


Hooray! I shall remove my Santa hat from the bin in anticipation.
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Re: Major highways disappear when zoomed out

Postby Donkeyfumbler » Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:42 am

Thanks very much for the info Ori. Looking forward to this working in time to beat the Christmas traffic.

Apologies if one of my posts was a bit snarky, but when you've just sat in traffic for the second time because the app you used to rely on no longer works for you and no-one is even acknowledging there is a problem, you might be a little peeved too!
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Re: Major highways disappear when zoomed out

Postby Donkeyfumbler » Sun Dec 23, 2012 11:25 pm

I can confirm that everything is now displaying properly for me as well (in the UK). Big relief :D

Hope it gets fixed for those of you in NA.
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