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I Submitted a paper 2 months ago, the current status is "With Editor" and the status date of the manuscript (from With Editor to With Editor!) has been changed twice. What does it mean ?

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I would not deduce anything from this. Most likely the system changes the date whenever the editor accesses the article (or the editor does not use the system in the way it was intended).

Also it happens that the state is not accurate (e.g., in reality the paper is already with the reviewers), but there is no way to know that.

Anyway, many journal have a processing time span that is much longer than two months. If after some time the state is still "with editor", you might politely contact the editor to inquire about the process.

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    I think it is more likely to be the first. Possibly, the editor is accessing the system to find suitable reviewers fro your article. It's possible that he/she is looking at the references section of your paper and shortlisting a few of those authors as reviewers for your paper. – Kakoli Majumder Aug 17 '16 at 8:21
  • Thanks Danny and Kakoli for your answer. Actually the metrics given on the journal website says that on average it takes 14.5 weeks for the first decision and 17 weeks to publish online. What does it mean? Whether 14.5 weeks required by editor to take a decision regarding start of review process or its the expected time to receive the reviewer's comments? – MBK Aug 22 '16 at 2:46

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