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Bug 7979

Summary: Allow authors to request publication in specific issue
Product: OJS Reporter: James MacGregor <jmacgreg>
Component: Submissions and PublishingAssignee: PKP Support <pkp-support>
Status: NEW ---    
Severity: normal CC: alec
Priority: P3    
Version: 2.4.x   
Hardware: All   
OS: All   
Version Reported In: Also Affects:

Description James MacGregor 2012-10-24 20:22:41 PDT
This has been requested a few times: 

http://pkp.sfu.ca/support/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=9231&p=35812#p35812, elsewhere. 

Basically, provide an option to flag specific issues to be shown/selectable in the author submission process (probably step 1). This wouldn't necessarily bind the submission to that particular issue, but it would give the editor an indication as to where it could be placed. I imagine that it would be most useful if eidtors could choose, on a per-issue basis (say in the issue data) whether that particular issue could be a selectable option by the author.
Comment 1 Alec Smecher 2012-12-18 13:25:53 PST
Would require new locale keys. Deferring to 2.4.x (at least).