I have had many requests about defining different file types while submitting an article and I came up with the idea to skip the 2nd step of submission and let the author upload all their files in the 4th step. This gives the opportunity to use
$suppFile->getType() on different author and editor pages (with some modifications on the
suppFile.tpl and other associated files of course)
Now, I’ve hidden file upload section on 2nd step and every one is happy, especially the journal’s editor! however, there is no need for the 2nd step page anymore and is redundant.
I tried to skip this page but nothing’s working. I thought changing
AuthorSubmitStep1Form.inc.php by editing
$this->article->setSubmissionProgress($this->step + 1)
$this->article->setSubmissionProgress($this->step + 2)
would work, but didn`t.
Could you help me on this.