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=== Loops ===
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#REDIRECT [https://wazeopedia.waze.com/wiki/USA/index.php?title=Junction_Style_Guide&redirect=no#Loops Wazeopedia USA Junction Style Guide - loops]
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File:U-shaped Road.jpg|U-shaped road
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File:Jct loop bulb.png|terminal or dead-end loop
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Image:Jct_roundabout.png|roundabout or traffic circle
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</gallery>
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Road segments form a loop when you can trace a path from a starting point around to the same point without retracing any portion of the traced path.
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==== Every loop must be made up of three or more segments ====
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[[File:Loop_3-part_6.jpg|right]]Any loop that does not follow this rule can cause problems for the Waze routing server. If there is no side-street, you must [[Map Editing Quick-start Guide#Splitting a segment|insert an extra junction node]] along the loop. Many new editors will see the extra junction node(s), assume they are not needed, and delete them. One way to prevent this is to add a driveway to the loop.  Another solution is to educate new editors.
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=====One-segment or dead-end loops=====
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[[File:Dead end loop.png|thumb|left]] One-segment, self-connected, or dead-end loops are often found in basemap areas. Waze editors (other than waze staff) cannot create a one-segment loop.
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=====Two-segment loops=====
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Two-segment loops are also known as "same endpoint drivable segments" or "same
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==== Loop save errors ====
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The Waze Map Editor may be resistant in editing a loop that does not already follow the rule that it must be broken in two. If you run into saving errors, try one of the following approaches.
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If the loop and the road leading to it have the '''same''' name:
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#Select the loop and the road
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#Click the bridge icon that appears (one end of the loop will disconnect from the other)
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#Move the now free end of the loop so it is slightly separated
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#Save
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#Cut the loop
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#Reconnect the disconnected end of the loop
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#Confirm turns
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If the loop and the road leading to it have '''different''' names:
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#Draw a new road segment that connect to the loop/road junction
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#Give that new road the same exact name as the loop
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#Select the loop and the new road segment
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#Click the bridge icon that appears (one end of the loop will disconnect from the other)
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#Move the now free end of the loop so it is slightly separated
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#Save
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#Cut the loop
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#Reconnect the disconnected end of the loop
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#Confirm turns
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Here is a [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7yAzG7HElw video on YouTube showing the second method].
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Latest revision as of 01:21, 27 November 2017

  1. REDIRECT Wazeopedia USA Junction Style Guide - loops