Map Editor major ver (Nov 5, 2012) Official Feedback

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Re: Map Editor major ver (Nov 5, 2012) Official Feedback

Postby wingneris » Sat Nov 10, 2012 11:43 pm

I have been driving everyday for the past 7 days with my Waze app open and logged into my waze account.

However, only three of my drives show up in the map editor and they are all incomplete.
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Re: Map Editor major ver (Nov 5, 2012) Official Feedback

Postby wl02703 » Fri Nov 09, 2012 4:06 pm

Dave2084 wrote:Why is it when I search on "Lincoln" in WME on the WORLD server and the 5 results I get are NE, IL, ME, MO, CA ... How about somewhere not on the NA Server?

These search results are useless as I'd have to be logged onto the www server to be able to edit them.

How about suppressing NA results on the World server and vice versa. I'm sure someone in Nebraska is really not interested in editing in Lincoln, UK.

It's been annoying me for ages too. The search feature in the beta version appears to be better tho.
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Re: Re: Map Editor major ver (Nov 5, 2012) Official Feedback

Postby wroadd » Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:20 am

wimdelange wrote:In the design of the UI there is not much consideration for the smaller screens. When I use my laptop with a screen of 1366x768 there is not much room for the map. All goes to the information on the streets and when I click on a issue on the map, it uses way too much space:

Shift-f is your friend:-)

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Re: Map Editor major ver (Nov 5, 2012) Official Feedback

Postby wroadd » Thu Nov 08, 2012 2:34 pm

As I see there was a change in the WME, new fields are available for gas stations(and ny othre landmarks) for country (state) and city
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Re: Map Editor major ver (Nov 5, 2012) Official Feedback

Postby wroadd » Thu Nov 08, 2012 7:05 pm

Dave2084 wrote:The upgrade has broken the Brand field for Petrol (Gas) Stations.

When you look at a Gas Station the brand is blank.
Update it and Save.
Select the Gas Station again and it's blank!

Also instead of something we haven't been asking for being added to properties of objects on the Waze map how about something we have been asking for for almost 3 years like a COUNTY field for the UK and other ROTW countries?

I will look forward to updating the 7000+ petrol stations in the UK ... :?


Dave, I found the bug (the first item of the gas stations' brand-list was an empty line, so it destroy the selection, but if has no effect on the real values, so if you select one brand and save the changes, it will be saved to the waze's database), so they are working on it ;)
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Re: Map Editor major ver (Nov 5, 2012) Official Feedback

Postby wroadd » Sat Nov 10, 2012 9:23 pm

Sometimes helps if you turn off the landmarks layer

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Re: Map Editor major ver (Nov 5, 2012) Official Feedback

Postby wroadd » Sun Nov 11, 2012 10:08 am

The gas station's brand field is fixed...
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Re: Map Editor major ver (Nov 5, 2012) Official Feedback

Postby xtago » Tue Nov 06, 2012 2:24 am

Haven't tried it yet but looking forwarded to giving it a go.

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Re: Map Editor major ver (Nov 5, 2012) Official Feedback

Postby xtago » Tue Nov 06, 2012 5:55 am

rleejr79 wrote:In the screenshot posted:

1.) I understand the the alt name feature works. Do I have to delete and reassign alt name every time? I am unable to edit the alt name as is. Yes, I have permission and I was last to lock it. (Highlighted it in red on left)

4.) Is Waze going to implement their own search result as per the ability to enter house numbers or is it still going to use the search provider?

5.) +1 for simplifying the functions on the left side


On the Alt names from what I've seen you can have 4-5 alt names I guess the circle X would clear it but I noticed the old WME would have some alt names but you couldn't edit or delete them now you can I guess, could be person based as some places can have many names based on where you are from.

I've not used the old old editor so do not know much about how it worked the names.


From the times I've used waze to find a street it you could always add a street number but it would just goto the middle or the end or a street, I would assume the same will happen again but be a little bit more picky about the place it decides.

Correct street numbers will always be a hit and miss affair really, same problem in many GPS apps and units.

at least they can be added so you get fairly close to the right place.
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Re: Map Editor major ver (Nov 5, 2012) Official Feedback

Postby xtago » Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:00 am

A quick question on the street numbers as well.

Multi segments and street numbering.

I see you can only do numbers for 1 segment at a time does anyone know if you do a number on that street and then went to the other end segment and did the end number.

would it have numbering across the whole street/segments or just incomplete numbering for the end segments?
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