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Is there a way to assign manuscript numbers? I want to bring our journal over, and maintain the same manuscript numbering system (eg. #059ms). So I want to input the active, most recent manuscripts first, and then put in the old ones later. So, I want to assign the manuscripts numbers, not just have them auto-assigned as I input them. Also, is there a way to back-date submissions? Thanks,
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The manuscript numbers are actually database IDs, automatically generated by MySQL (or PostgreSQL), and as such this is more of a database administration question than an OJS question; however, tinkering with these IDs will be a lot of work and I'd suggest simply keeping a map of the old manuscript numbers to the new manuscript numbers during the transition period.
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