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    AdminAnonymous (Admin, Waze) commented  · 

    I thought of the very same thing 6 months ago and submitted it to Centercode (the platform used to discuss the beta version of the App): SUG-1647

    I had listed these use cases there, based on some issues I experienced just the week before the suggestion:
    - Editors know there's an event taking place at a certain road, but are unsure which roads are actually closed
    - A road sign could not be read on Street View and no other source is available
    - Someone added a weird road by using the paving function, confirmation is needed, but it doesn't show up (yet) on satellite imagery
    - Road closures are popping up on the livemap, but the editor can't find any event in the area

    A bit of discussion about when to alert drivers has also taken place there. I think it's best to notify the user of the question when he plans his route and not halfway his route (unless perhaps when standing still). I had proposed to ask the user the question after the trip, but then they most likely won't remember the local situation.

    By: Glodenox

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    0 comments  ·  Map Editor Suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hey!

    Thank you very much for this great suggestion.
    It was added to our backlog to try and see the possibility to implement it.

    Please note there is no ETA for it yet.

    Best,
    Hezi

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    In the works  ·  0 comments  ·  Map Editor Suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Looking into the suggestion  ·  0 comments  ·  Map Editor Suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    3 comments  ·  Map Editor Suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hey!

    Thank you very much for this great suggestion.
    It was added to our backlog to try and see the possibility to implement it.

    Please note there is no ETA for it yet.

    Best,
    Hezi

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    AdminAnonymous (Admin, Waze) commented  · 

    This only appears to be a WME UI restriction - if you use the developer console to change the maximum length on the URL input field so that longer URLs can be entered without truncation, the place can then be saved successfully and the URL accessed correctly via the Waze app...

    Long URL truncation is also a problem for some retail chains who provide store-specific webpages in the same way as the hotel chains, and we really don't want to be encouraging editors to use URL shortening services to get around this limitation given the increasing number of people who refuse to follow such URLs due to the lack of visibility over which site they actually link to.

    by Twister-UK

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    AdminAnonymous (Admin, Waze) commented  · 

    I agree with Sketch. Also, if an editor pastes the URL into WME and doesn't realize it has been truncated, the unfortunate Wazer that later clicks it in-app will get a bad URL, leading to a bad experience. Please lift the limit to accommodate this situation. Many hotels use pretty lengthy URLs for their localized sites. I would probably lift it to at least 150 if not 200.

    by SkyviewGuru

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    2 comments  ·  Map Editor Suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hey!

    Thank you very much for this great suggestion.
    It was added to our backlog to try and see the possibility to implement it.

    Please note there is no ETA for it yet.

    Best,
    Hezi

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    AdminAnonymous (Admin, Waze) commented  · 

    jonv-uk, you missed my point, I know you can't make any changes before approval. I was talking about after approval, you can't make any changes on address, only after you click on the background to remove selection and click again on the place.

    Even if it's a place with a lot of errors, if the user is registered and we have a way of contact, we should approve it, fix the errors and reach to that editor so we can teach him how to do good editions, that's the spirit of a healthy community. Plus, the place stores important history, created by that editor.

    On the other hand, if the user isn't registered, you can approve it anyway and fix the errors since he won't receive any tally of approved places.

    I believe this post it's on the right place since it's a suggestion. Cheers.

    by KarderGomes

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    AdminAnonymous (Admin, Waze) commented  · 

    This has always been the case for as long as I can remember.

    You can't make changes to a place with updates pending, your only choice is to Reject or Approve it.
    If the update only has minor errors I'd Approve it, Save, then correct the errors.
    With the example you gave there are so many errors I'd reject it and, if it is a genuing place, create it yourself. That way you are not adding to the editors tally of approved places, leading to them being able to add places unchecked.

    This probably isn't the correct forum for this kind of issue, the Waze Editor - Topics would be appropriate

    by jonv-uk

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    1 comment  ·  Map Editor Suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    AdminAnonymous (Admin, Waze) commented  · 

    In vanilla production, I can currently enter all information for a closure without removing my fingers from the keyboard.

    Enter description - TAB
    Use arrow to change direction or press A for A>b, B for B>A, T for two-way - TAB
    Type in date (YYYY-MM-DD) - TAB
    Enter hours - TAB (POSSIBLE BUG Here is currently a small issue, when I tab into the hours box, it goes to the minutes and I have to shift-tab to get into the hours)
    Use arrow to change Event or press N for "none" - TAB
    Press space to tick the HOV box - ENTER to save

    Vanilla WME does this as well.
    I can tab through address field and hit enter at any point to activate the "apply" button then TAB to the name box
    Tab from name box highlights the "Add alternate name", you can press enter to create new box and then shift-tab to go into alt name box or tab past it which puts you in the category box.

    If you tab a second time, you can start typing a new category to add it.

    NOTE: you can't delete the current category without mouse

    tab to description
    tab to entry point - press enter to create if needed
    tab to external link - press enter to create box and shift-tab twice to take you into box to start typing - arrow through results and press enter to select

    NOTE: Lock and PP/AP have to be done by mouse

    I have not tested extra tabs yet

    by jm6087

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    1 comment  ·  Map Editor Suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hey!
    Thank you for this suggestion.

    We are currently working on a road shields feature for the WME, and we believe this suggestion will be addressed as part of this development.

    We will update accordingly.

    Hezi

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    AdminAnonymous (Admin, Waze) commented  · 

    This has been requested for years, I remember asking Irad about it in London in 2015, in the form of being able to set direction instructions on turns instead of segments. There is also a 2017 suggestion that is similar: https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.ph ... 4#p1657466

    by vince1612

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    Looking into the suggestion  ·  1 comment  ·  Map Editor Suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    AdminAnonymous (Admin, Waze) commented  · 

    This was partially implemented in the beta editor, it seems :)
    It's a bit difficult to trigger, but whenever you have two roads with a different city set, the city gets added to the find-as-you-type results. When exactly it triggers is still a bit unclear to me as it seems to require no city to be set for a new segment to work, though new segments automatically get the local city set already, so this is a relatively rare occurrence.

    Could be improved further, but I'm already happy this was partially implemented.

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    7 comments  ·  Wazeopedia  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    AdminAnonymous (Admin, Waze) commented  · 

    As for the country list on the right, that is up to the Wiki Editors to remove.
    I didn't want to get rid of it without checking with you guys :)
    -Karen

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    AdminAnonymous (Admin, Waze) commented  · 

    This is something that we were going back and forth on a lot. How about Choose a Community?

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    4 comments  ·  Cliente en español  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    AdminAnonymous (Admin, Waze) commented  · 

    Waze puede descargar los mapas sólo si tiene conexión, porque los mapas son continuamente actualizados, y cada vez que abres la aplicación, debe descargarse los nuevos cuadrantes, con las nuevas ediciones realizadas.

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    125 comments  ·  Cliente en español  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    AdminAnonymous (Admin, Waze) commented  · 

    Waze te avisa por voz cuando te acercas a un radar si estás conduciendo a una velocidad superior a la permitida.

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    4 comments  ·  Cliente en español  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    AdminAnonymous (Admin, Waze) commented  · 

    Waze detecta congestionamiento sólo si te mueves demasiado lento, pero no debería hacerlo si estás completamente detenid@. De cualquier forma, al detectar congesionamiento, waze te pregunta si estás en uno, y si no lo estás, puedes presionar en "no".

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    7 comments  ·  Cliente en español  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    AdminAnonymous (Admin, Waze) commented  · 

    Cuando presionas en "alertar", queda guardado el lugar del evento y luego puedes terminar el alerta más tranquil@

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    3 comments  ·  Cliente en español  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    AdminAnonymous (Admin, Waze) commented  · 

    ¿En qué dispositivo te ocurre esto?

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    1 comment  ·  Cliente en español  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    AdminAnonymous (Admin, Waze) commented  · 

    En el caso de la descarga de los mapas, estos se descargan automáticamente (sólo las zonas que has recorrido) y luego puedes conducir por ahí offline.

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    On the roadmap  ·  4 comments  ·  Cliente en español  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    AdminAnonymous (Admin, Waze) commented  · 

    Esto ya está implementado en la versión de Blackberry 2.0.2.0 y posiblemente esté en las próximas versiones de las demás plataformas.

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