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Waze Map Editor (WME) manual in the Wiki

Postby Wolfeye » Fri Aug 17, 2012 9:28 am

I believe you should have maximum of 3 levels of pages. So that you won't click away not knowing where you came from. You would rather have a few, very long, pages with this automatically generated table of contents.
Let's take Map Editing for an example. Either you'd want to know how to edit or you won't. If you do, you must now everything about it to understand and do it correct. You could have just one huge page with everything there is to know about editing. And before you even think about logging in to WME you should read that page, from top to bottom, at least once. You could have the basics (how to log in, which button to click, "and then save your work!"), when and where to use different road types, what to name them and why.
So take the Manual, BEP, How to label and name roads and Junction style guide and put them together at just one page.
Then you will know where to look to find your answer. Just go to the page about editing and find the right chapter in the table of contents.

One page about using the client.
One page about edit the map.
One page about "the rest".

But that's just my simple opinion...


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Waze Map Editor (WME) manual in the Wiki

Postby jasonh300 » Thu Aug 16, 2012 11:42 am

The problem is that the search function really sucks and often, it's hard to find a link to some pages from pages that the new users are likely to be reading.

After they're done reworking all the pages, someone needs to work on a good table of contents that is well organized. And maybe a few "related topics" links for the bottom of each wiki page.
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Waze Map Editor (WME) manual in the Wiki

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:02 pm

Editors,

I'm happy to present the beginning framework of the new map editor (WME) manual in the wiki. I have written several new pages, building on the layout of some of the existing Cartouche pages, but rewriting from scratch and including all new screenshots.

The head/top page is https://wazeopedia.waze.com/wiki/Global/Waze_Map_Editor and there are already several branches from there, such as in the Editing Manual section. There are also several links to pages which have not been re-written or discarded as a link due to no longer be relevant, so there is much work still to do.

Any feedback, go ahead and leave it. But this is a wiki, so it belongs to the community. I'm just kickstarting it.

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

Postby foxitrot » Sat Jun 17, 2017 5:46 am

HM3USN_USMC wrote:How can I become a map editor?

It is as simple as going to http://www.waze.com/editor, logging in and editing. Just do forget to study the wiki to know what and how to edit.

HM3USN_USMC wrote:Specifically, I'm level 1.

OK, then you've possibly already found the way.

HM3USN_USMC wrote:How do I get to level 3?

By making useful map edits and adding a value to the map for quite some time. The local editing community will notice you.

Sent from a touch display, which took care of perfectly scrambling my thoughts.
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Re: Waze Map Editor (WME) manual in the Wiki

Postby abc1357 » Sat Jun 17, 2017 5:44 am

Welcome to the Waze Editing Community....

The first place to start is to look at the Waze Welcome Page. Also, please look at the Edits to Avoid page.

Tennessee has its own specific page where you can find information regarding the State Managers or Area Managers who can assist and guide you. There is also a section regarding the local editing community you can join.

To answer your specific question, information on editor ranks can be found on this page.
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Re: Waze Map Editor (WME) manual in the Wiki

Postby HM3USN_USMC » Sat Jun 17, 2017 4:52 am

May be a stupid question, but I drive all around Nashville Tennessee using Waze for the past 17 months.

How can I become a map editor? Specifically, I'm level 1. How do I get to level 3?
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Re: Waze Map Editor (WME) manual in the Wiki

Postby LMpzwaz » Tue May 23, 2017 9:26 pm

Nice job Alan.
I started in the world of editions in february and I think that the Wiki be to great help for me and others editors.
Thanks.
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Re: Waze Map Editor (WME) manual in the Wiki

Postby rosepelaez » Thu Mar 12, 2015 9:40 am

Can I edit the names of the buildings?
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Re: Waze Map Editor (WME) manual in the Wiki

Postby Wildman523 » Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:43 pm

Thanks been very helpful


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

Postby jaliatis » Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:38 pm

thanks for the advise.

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