Extension:WME Toolbox

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WME Toolbox is a browser extension originally written by OyyoDams that adds functionality to Waze Map Editor. Since September 2014 it is maintained by a developer team around doctorkb.

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Install WME Toolbox

Toolbox is available for:

Update WME Toolbox

WME Toolbox will alert you each time a new version is ready.

If you've enabled auto update of your extensions in your browser, Toolbox should be automatically updated when a new version is ready. However, you can force extension update. Please refer to your browser manual.

In case of error with update system, just remove WME Toolbox and install it again.

WME Toolbox features

You may not be granted edit points for making a large number of edits in a short time (usually only possible using scripts to edit).
See the Map protection page for detailed information.

Since release 1.6.0 (June 2015), the permissions to use the individual tools can be set per country. The active permissions of the current release are listed in a GoogleDoc.


  • Toolbox Auto Hide Sidebar.png Function to hide the left sidebar
  • Toolbox Enable Highlights.png Toggle for Toolbox highlights
  • Toolbox Minimap.png Dynamic mini-map toggle
  • Toolbox Config Panel.png Configuration panel for the plugin options
  • Toolbox Keyboard Shortcuts.png Quick access to keyboard shortcuts editor
  • Toolbox Select Segments.PNG Select segments panel to enable multi-selection based on filters
  • Toolbox Select Places.png Select places panel
  • Toolbox Measurement Tool.png Measurement tool for segments and places plus a basic ruler
  • Toolbox Properties Editor.png Properties editor panel to modify several segments at a time
  • Toolbox Copy Segment Attributes.png Copy segment attributes
  • Toolbox Clear Road Geometry.png Clear road geometry
  • Toolbox Cut Segment.png Cut segment into two
  • Toolbox Select Roundabout.png Select all roundabout segments
  • Toolbox Redo Roundabout.png Redo a roundabout
  • Toolbox Convert Roundabout.png Convert a roundabout to a standard road
  • Toolbox Place In Roundabout.png Draw area place inside of roundabout (to label it)
  • Toolbox Select In Area Place.png Select segments in area place
  • Toolbox Suppress Unneeded Junctions.png Suppress unneeded junctions on screen
  • Toolbox Suppress Unneeded Geometry.png Suppress unneeded geometry on screen
  • Toolbox Delete Expired Restrictions.png Delete expired restrictions (past ending date) on screen
  • Toolbox AutoFix Loops.png Auto add nodes to fix loops
  • Toolbox AutoFix Unconfirmed Turns.png Auto fix unconfirmed turns
  • Toolbox AutoFix Toll.png Auto remove toll attribute on non freeway/ramp segments
  • Toolbox AutoFix RevCon.png Auto fix reverse connections, dead-end and unterminated roads
  • Toolbox AutoFix UTurns.png Auto fix u-turns

Highlight layers menu

  • Highlight of level-locked segments
  • Highlight of manual locks (greater, equal, less than automatic lock)
  • Highlight segments with positive or negative elevation
  • Highlight of segments with house numbers
  • Highlight of named streets without any house number
  • Highlight of segments/nodes with time restrictions
  • Highlight of loops
  • Highlight of roundabouts which may cause issues
  • Highlight unconfirmed turns
  • Highlight of U-Turns
  • Highlight of reverse connections
  • Highlight of Dead-end loops
  • Highlight of soft turns
  • Highlight of simple segments (which have unneeded geometry nodes)

And more

  • Popups to help new editors on basic editing
  • Option to hide user greetings on the left sidebar
  • Option to force fullscreen
  • New keyboard shortcuts for Toolbox features
  • Enable shortcuts on numpad
  • Reset elevation to ground
  • Pan the map from screen size
  • Forum Private Message check
  • Layer-less PermaLink creation
    • Hover PL, Press & Release Shift, Press Ctrl + C

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