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disambiguation For the book tool extension used in Wikimedia see Extension:Collection.
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Release status:Extension status experimental

ImplementationTemplate:Extension#type Data extraction
DescriptionTemplate:Extension#description collects recursively all Articles that belong to a Category and compiles a pdf Book
Author(s)Template:Extension#username Manuel (sh4k_talk)
Latest versionTemplate:Extension#version 0.0.1 (2008-05-29)
MediaWikiTemplate:Extension#mediawiki 1.12
LicenseTemplate:Extension#license No license specified
Download book-0.0.1.rar

Translate the Book extension if it is available at translatewiki.net

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Please have a look at Extension:Pdf Book. The functionality is pretty much the same. Some people complained that there is no capability for Subcategories. Since I needed this functionality in my company I redesigned the whole thing. Both extensions share the same prerequisites.


You will have to add this extension to your Localsettings.php by adding


Then you have just to append




to your url. You can also use this in templates. Have a look at Extension:Pdf Book for examples.


Be aware that this version is only tested for Mediawiki 1.12

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