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What does the "Processing" status mean (processing payment, shipment, ...) and where can I find a complete list of Magento statuses and their definitions?

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processing status is set when payment is received and invoice is generated. Until then the order remains pending. – MTM Aug 25 '14 at 13:35
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Order "Pending" From the Admin panel, the sales order appears in the Order list as "Pending". At this point, payment has not been processed, and the order can still be canceled.

Payment Received The status of the order remains "Pending" until payment is received. Depending on the payment method, you, may be notified when the transaction is authorized and in some cases, processed. The status of the order is now "Processing" and order can not be cancel and you will need to issue a credit using Credit Memos see

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Angry Goomba,you can see list of status at admin>System>Order Statuses.

an Order state have multiple Order status and One default status. 

If you have set a order state and it also changed the order status. it default Order status

Processing means The order status is Processing and it state also Processing

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Right but that's just a list, it doesn't define the different Statuses. How do I find out exactly what "Processing" means? – Angry Goomba Aug 25 '14 at 13:32
are you understand? – Amit Bera Aug 25 '14 at 13:44
Thanks for taking the time to answer, I understand that an order is labeled as Processing when its status and state are Processing but what I'd like is why its status would be Processing? Would that be due to a transaction problem, a shipping problem, something else? – Angry Goomba Aug 25 '14 at 13:52
yes.on order view page in admin is showing order status. – Amit Bera Aug 25 '14 at 13:55
if my answer is statisfy my answer then accept answer – Amit Bera Aug 25 '14 at 14:34

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