2.10.10. Author notifications

Every Yandex Map Editor author can view their activity history (list of notification), including:

  • Edits (operations for creating and editing items (see My edits)
  • Messages sent to the author, moderators, and other users (see Inbox)
  • Comments added to map items (see Comments)
  • Edits made by all users within the borders of certain territories (see Subscriptions)

To view your list of notifications, click Notifications .

The button is located to the right of the Create button.

If you got a new message and haven't read it yet, then you'll see a red dot on the button:

The “Notifications” window has four tabs:

  • My edits
  • Inbox
  • My comments
  • Subscriptions
My edits

The “My edits” tab displays a list of the edits you've made:

Every entry contains the item's name and type, the author's name, the date and time of the operation, and a description of what was done (for example, “Shape changed”).

If your edit was approved by the moderator, then the entry will be marked .

To view detailed information about an operation, click on that line in the list and a card will open with a Go to history link:

Clicking the link centers the map on the map item. The item will be highlighted and the item history panel opens.

Inbox

The “Inbox” tab displays a list of the messages you've received: Every entry contains the text of the message, the name of the author, and a Go to history link:

Clicking the link centers the map on the map item. The item will be highlighted and the item history panel opens.

If you hold your cursor over the time when the message was sent, the Answer button activates:

Click on that button to send a reply.

When the message is open, (Unread message) gets replaced with (Message read).

My comments

The “My comments” tab displays a list of the comments you've written (for more details about comments, see section 2.10.7. Map items: add comments), and also messages and reports you've sent (reports are marked ).

Every entry contains the text of the comment or message, the name of the author, and a Go to map item link:

Subscriptions

The “Subscriptions” tab displays a list of your subscriptions (names of territories you've selected). You will get messages about edits in your regions.

There are no entries when you first start:

To enter a subscription region:

  1. Click Add a subscription.

  2. Draw a subscription region on the map and give it a name:

    Draw the region as a simple polygon (see section 2.7.3.1. Simple polygonal items: drawing techniques). When a subscription region is created, the number of points the polygon has should not exceed 200.

    There are no restrictions on the number of subscriptions.

  3. Click Save to save the region you selected as your subscription region:

    If you click on a subscription region name, a list of notifications regarding all edits made on that region's territory will open:

To exit from the “Notifications” window, click Close .

Note.

The user may also receive notifications by email (see 1.1.1. User profile: Contact email).