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Re: Waze Map Editor (WME) manual in the Wiki

Postby bgodette » Thu Aug 23, 2012 12:42 am

shawndoc wrote:Ah ok, well my point still stands on the NA server and most of the rest of the world. ;)

It's been working on the NA server ever since the update to 7/24, you just have to enable the option in the preferences file to display the Avoid Tolls option.

Waze won't turn it on for the unwashed masses until the map update after this coming one because there's a bunch of toll bridges/tunnels that still won't make it into this coming map update.
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Re: Waze Map Editor (WME) manual in the Wiki

Postby HandofMadness » Tue Aug 21, 2012 11:43 pm

Ah ok, well my point still stands on the NA server and most of the rest of the world. ;)
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Re: Waze Map Editor (WME) manual in the Wiki

Postby HandofMadness » Tue Aug 21, 2012 11:06 pm

xteejx wrote:Why is a toll road not a map problem?


Until they add support in the client for toll road avoidance into the client, its not a map problem. Right now, whether the road is flagged as a toll road or not, the routing treats toll roads just like any other.

I get plenty of UR's every week near the toll roads complaining that they're toll roads. They're flagged as such, but the fact Waze it routing on to them is not something that can be correct in the map.

(Unless something has just recently changed?)
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Re: Waze Map Editor (WME) manual in the Wiki

Postby floppyrod84 » Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:44 pm

Why is a toll road not a map problem?

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Re: Waze Map Editor (WME) manual in the Wiki

Postby HandofMadness » Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:24 pm

I'd like to suggest adding a section for common errors that are NOT map related, but get reported as such.
- Wrong GPS coordinates for an address
- Waze wanting you to turn right then make a U, instead of turning left
- Toll roads
- U-turns on non-split roads
- Gas station information being wrong

Seems these questions come up quite a bit in the forums, especially the address/GPS coordinates problem. And instead of typing a lengthily answer explaining how the different service providers (Bing, Google, YP) are the one providing Waze with the GPS coordinates, not street addresses, and how Waze uses that for routing and who to contact to fix the problems, we can just reply by linking to the Wiki entry.

Some of these are in the Wiki in different places, some aren't (or at least I can't find them), but it would be nice if they were all in one place.
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Re: Waze Map Editor (WME) manual in the Wiki

Postby gettingthere » Fri Aug 17, 2012 1:20 am

The Wiki is shaping up nicely! I am sure in the near future is going to be fantastic.
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Re: Waze Map Editor (WME) manual in the Wiki

Postby skbun » Thu Aug 16, 2012 7:49 am

http://www.waze.com/wiki/index.php/Time ... ng_process (linked off of this page):

This particular page needs updates on the section involving URs (all go to WME now), radius of editable roads, and probably a lot of the mentions of Cartouche can be removed at this point for simplicity.
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Re: Waze Map Editor (WME) manual in the Wiki

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Thu Aug 16, 2012 5:30 am

I suspect you haven't actually read the Editing Manual yet. http://www.waze.com/wiki/index.php/Map_ ... ing_a_road
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Re: Waze Map Editor (WME) manual in the Wiki

Postby bldxyz » Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:32 am

jasonh300 wrote:To delete a single segment, you should be able to click on it and hit your delete key, or click the garbage can icon. To delete multiple segments, the delete key won't work at all...you have to click the garbage can.

You have to have permissions on the segment you're trying to delete and also the adjacent connected segments. If it's a permissions issue, please post an unlock request.

The stairway is an undrivable segment, but if it's connected to a real road, it can be routed. Common practice is to disconnect that sort of thing from the real roads, but the correct thing to do is get rid of it completely, as it serves no purpose being on the map.


That did the trick (not the delete key on my MacBook Pro, but the select-and-click-trash-can).

Seems like one could add that content above to the Wiki?
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Re: Waze Map Editor (WME) manual in the Wiki

Postby jasonh300 » Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:51 am

To delete a single segment, you should be able to click on it and hit your delete key, or click the garbage can icon. To delete multiple segments, the delete key won't work at all...you have to click the garbage can.

You have to have permissions on the segment you're trying to delete and also the adjacent connected segments. If it's a permissions issue, please post an unlock request.

The stairway is an undrivable segment, but if it's connected to a real road, it can be routed. Common practice is to disconnect that sort of thing from the real roads, but the correct thing to do is get rid of it completely, as it serves no purpose being on the map.
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