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If you have created a book in the past, book creator loops on "Do you want to continue book"; cannot create new book
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After multiple attempts to get a new book started on wikipedia I can say for certain that it is not possible to create a new book in Wikipedia.

Please see the video

youtube. com/ watch? v= d-jRmmbq8VE

cannot disable book creator either
youtu. be/ VH3-vXAq7NQ

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Hi @DennisDaniels, thanks for taking the time to report this!
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I had created book A in the past
I clicked start new book
prompt says" do you want to continue book A"
book A is still there (41 pages)
I click disable book creator.
https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?
title=Special:Book&bookcmd=stop_book_creator&referer=Markovnikov%27s+rule

I click start a new book
prompt says" do you want to continue book A"
I click cancel

and so on.
it's a loop

I clicked start new book

Where? Please provide a link so someone else could follow your steps (and check whether the result is the same). Otherwise we might talk about different things with different results. Thanks!

Updated with more details.

I had created book A in the past
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Book:Medical_Laboratory_Basics

I clicked start new book
https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Book&bookcmd=book_creator&referer=Main+Page

prompt says" do you want to continue book A"
I click NO
book A is still there (41 pages)

I click disable book creator.
https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?
title=Special:Book&bookcmd=stop_book_creator&referer=Markovnikov%27s+rule

I click start a new book
https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Book&bookcmd=book_creator&referer=Main+Page

prompt says" do you want to continue book A"

I click cancel

and so on.
it's a loop

thank you
Dennis

Aklapper renamed this task from bug report wikipedia book creator does not work 5SEP2016 to If you have created a book in the past, book creator loops on "Do you want to continue book"; cannot create new book.Nov 18 2016, 12:36 PM