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Submission Assignment

Postby metricgravity » Fri Jan 18, 2013 4:05 am

Hi.

I am the website manager for an OJS journal. Papers submitted to the journal go into five categories: Unassigned, In Review, In Editing and Active.

The journal I am managing is not quite ready for public use, and I have been making test submissions. I discovered that new submissions are automatically put into the category, "In Review". The chief editor wants new submissions to go into the category, "Unassigned". I believe this is appropriate for the initial category. An older version of the journal which also is on OJS automatically puts new submissions in "Unassigned".

I have not been able to reset the initial category for submissions on the new version of the journal to "Unassigned". Does anyone know how to do this?

Thank you,
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Re: Submission Assignment

Postby asmecher » Fri Jan 18, 2013 9:08 am

Hi metricgravity,

If there's only a single editor for that section, then the editor will automatically be assigned. On the submission's Summary page, you can remove all editor assignments and the submission will revert to Unassigned.

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Re: Submission Assignment

Postby metricgravity » Tue Jan 22, 2013 3:13 pm

Thank you, Alec.

That resolves the problem.

Best Regards,
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