Submition process, add feature "choose editor"

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Submition process, add feature "choose editor"

Postby fonzman » Mon Aug 08, 2011 5:04 am

I am currently setting up an OJS installation for a small journal. For ease of use, the users want an additional feature for any author to select the editor in the submittion process. Therefore an additional section would be needed in step 3 of the submittion process, "enter metadata".

Is it possible to add a section "Choose editor", which shows the list of editors, and gives the author the possibility to decide for one himself? That would mean, after completing the submition process the function "assignEditor?articleId=??&editorId=??" should be called, with the articleID of the new submition and the the editorID of the chosen editor. How hard is it to achive that?

Sorry, if this belongs to the Development subsection, please move it there!
Thank you.

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Re: Submition process, add feature "choose editor"

Postby asmecher » Mon Oct 21, 2013 8:20 am

Hi fonzman,

My apologies for the extreme delay in responding -- your post was trapped in a moderation queue we don't generally use.

If you're still interested in developing this feature -- do you have PHP expertise on-hand? If so, I can make a few general suggestions about where to start.

Alec Smecher
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