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==Getting started with Map Editing==
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==Introduction to Editing Maps==
* Waze uses two different map editing interfaces.  
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Waze currently uses the [[Waze Map Editor]] (WME) as the primary editor. It was previously known by its development code name of "Papyrus".
  
The Waze Map Editor (WME) is the primary editor. It was previous known by it's development code name of "Papyrus". During the transition to this editor, is was also know as the "New Cartouche."
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Every new editor should ensure they read through the following two articles in the Wiki to be familiar with all the key features of the WME and recommended map editing techniques.
  
The previous editor was known as Cartouche and later was also called "Old Cartouche" or "Cartouche_Old." As of 2011/02/01 is it still available for some functions that are not yet implemented in the new WME.
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* Start with the [[Waze Map Editor|WME interface guide]]
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* Then continue with the [[best map editing practice]]
  
* When editing the Waze maps, please follow the [[best map editing practice]].
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After you spend some time covering the map in the vicinity of your drives, you can consider applying to become an [[Area Manager]].
* Looking for advanced editing permissions - apply to become an [[Area Manager]]
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==Select the map editor you'd like to use==
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[[Map Editing (new Editor)| New interface's guide (Waze Map Editor)]]<br/>
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[[Map Editing | Old interface's guide (Cartouche)]]
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==Country and Language Specific Map Editing Guidance==
 
==Country and Language Specific Map Editing Guidance==
 
Instructions specific to your country and language are found on your country's page:
 
Instructions specific to your country and language are found on your country's page:
 
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{{Countries}}

Revision as of 01:44, 29 June 2013

Introduction to Editing Maps

Waze currently uses the Waze Map Editor (WME) as the primary editor. It was previously known by its development code name of "Papyrus".

Every new editor should ensure they read through the following two articles in the Wiki to be familiar with all the key features of the WME and recommended map editing techniques.

After you spend some time covering the map in the vicinity of your drives, you can consider applying to become an Area Manager.

Country and Language Specific Map Editing Guidance

Instructions specific to your country and language are found on your country's page: