The new Waze Wiki, aka Wazeopedia, is now live at Wazeopedia.waze.com! While this legacy wiki will remain accessible for the time being, it is no longer updated by the community. For the most up-to-date guidance, please visit your local Wazeopedia.

Please do not make any more updates to these legacy wiki pages, all future updates should be made in your country's local Wazeopedia.

Clock over a larger globe

Difference between revisions of "User:Voludu2/loops"

From waze
Jump to: navigation, search
(In progres)
 
(One-segment or dead-end loops: Not impossible if you use roundabout.)
Line 10: Line 10:
 
[[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.
 
[[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.
 
=====One-segment or dead-end loops=====
 
=====One-segment or dead-end loops=====
[[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.
+
[[File:Dead end loop.png|thumb|left]] One-segment, self-connected, or dead-end loops are often found in basemap areas. It is difficult for Waze editors to create one-segment loops.
 +
 
 
=====Two-segment loops=====
 
=====Two-segment loops=====
 
Two-segment loops are also known as "same endpoint drivable segments" or "same  
 
Two-segment loops are also known as "same endpoint drivable segments" or "same  

Revision as of 00:41, 20 May 2015

Loops

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.

Every loop must be made up of three or more segments

Loop 3-part 6.jpg
Any loop that does not follow this rule can cause problems for the Waze routing server. If there is no side-street, you must 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.
One-segment or dead-end loops
Dead end loop.png
One-segment, self-connected, or dead-end loops are often found in basemap areas. It is difficult for Waze editors to create one-segment loops.
Two-segment loops

Two-segment loops are also known as "same endpoint drivable segments" or "same

Loop save errors

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.

If the loop and the road leading to it have the same name:

  1. Select the loop and the road
  2. Click the bridge icon that appears (one end of the loop will disconnect from the other)
  3. Move the now free end of the loop so it is slightly separated
  4. Save
  5. Cut the loop
  6. Reconnect the disconnected end of the loop
  7. Confirm turns

If the loop and the road leading to it have different names:

  1. Draw a new road segment that connect to the loop/road junction
  2. Give that new road the same exact name as the loop
  3. Select the loop and the new road segment
  4. Click the bridge icon that appears (one end of the loop will disconnect from the other)
  5. Move the now free end of the loop so it is slightly separated
  6. Save
  7. Cut the loop
  8. Reconnect the disconnected end of the loop
  9. Confirm turns

Here is a video on YouTube showing the second method.