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To preserve edit histories and observe the attribution requirements of the licenses, content from our sister projects should be imported rather than simply pasted into a new module. Wikibooks administrators and importers can import pages from any of the English-language projects, Simple English Wikibooks, Meta, and Wikispecies.

Requests to import can be made to help in making or expanding a book, and to move works from other projects that fit Wikibooks' scope. Place requests below and an administrator will try to perform the import promptly.

Note that administrators are not responsible for moving and cleaning up pages. Please watch this page for when the import is complete and take care of the imported page.

Administrators and importers: To import a page, go to Special:Import. After import, add {{dewikify}} to the page and make a note where the imported page has ended up. Pages will by default import into Transwiki:Page's name.

Where non-free media is required in a book, editors may request an administrator or uploader to upload the file by making a request below. Please provide the non-free media rationale.

Pages with extremely long edit histories may fail to import. In this case, a single revision which gives attribution to the source wiki will be imported. While this isn't ideal, it should satisfy our licensing. Note that repeated attempts to import may eventually bring over the history, so if it fails on the first attempt, you might want to try it a few more times. Please see bug 15000 (and vote for it to get it resolved sooner).

Import and Merge[edit]

Use this section for imports that need to be "history-merged" with a module that has already been started using copy-paste.

Add requests using the form:

*[[Project:Page name]] → [[Target Page]] ~~~~
Seems this has already been done by the user by cut-and-paste, which should be fine since only the user had edited the page at Wikipedia. --Pi zero (discusscontribs) 16:51, 17 June 2016 (UTC)
Yes. Special:CentralAuth suggests that Amtoffee is the same here and on Wikipedia.--Jusjih (discusscontribs) 01:17, 22 April 2017 (UTC)

Import from Wikipedia[edit]

Done Transwiki:Calamondin. JackPotte (discusscontribs) 09:56, 10 September 2017 (UTC)
This is going to involve importing a Lua module as well, I see. It does look like a cool device to have, though I'm not enthused about increasing dependence on non-wiki-markup code (which must tend in the long run to interfere with the social objectives of the sisterhood). --Pi zero (discusscontribs) 14:11, 8 October 2017 (UTC)
I've just taken the freedom to create a draft in my WP sandbox: User:Mathmensch/sandbox --Mathmensch (discusscontribs) 15:26, 8 October 2017 (UTC)
I think there is also a non-Lua precursor to the template: Template:Family_tree It's now deprecated though, according to the description page. --Mathmensch (discusscontribs) 15:27, 8 October 2017 (UTC)
@Pi zero: The precursor would certainly suffice for my purposes though. --Mathmensch (discusscontribs) 15:28, 8 October 2017 (UTC)
Could someone please do it? Please, give me the tools to build this project! --Mathmensch (discusscontribs) 05:14, 11 October 2017 (UTC)
Working on it now... --Pi zero (discusscontribs) 19:39, 11 October 2017 (UTC)
@Mathmensch: I've imported {{Chart}}, Module:TreeChart, and Module:TreeChart/data. I'm not all that eager to try to import Template:Chart/doc, which I suspect would run into messy problems because of specialized Wikipedia templates used in the documentation. --Pi zero (discusscontribs) 20:02, 11 October 2017 (UTC)
@Pi zero: Thank you! I appreciate the efforts. Now I can work much more easily, since the diagram will also allow me to navigate quicker. --Mathmensch (discusscontribs) 20:13, 11 October 2017 (UTC)
@Pi zero: The only thing one could additionally import would be Template:Chart/start and Template:Chart/end. --Mathmensch (discusscontribs) 20:15, 11 October 2017 (UTC)
@Mathmensch: {{chart/start}}, {{chart/end}}. --Pi zero (discusscontribs) 20:28, 11 October 2017 (UTC)