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Is there a double-blind review mode for elsarticle.cls?

The last journal I submitted to included a review mode for double-blind reviews that automatically removed most identifying info, e.g. authour names and contact info, but I don't see something like this for elsarticle. When I put it in review mode, i.e. with \documentclass[review,5p,times]{elsarticle} my name is still shown.

Also, is there a recommended way to handle self-references for double-blind drafts? I reference my previous paper, and my project web page. For now I just use a couple of macros to reference these, and when compiling for review, I redefine the macros to just have a short blurb in red to state that the content, e.g. citation/ URL has been removed for the review draft. Is there a better way to do this?

To clarify this second question, I have the following just before my front matter:

% DOUBLE-BLIND REVIEW STUFF
% ** Final version **
%\newcommand{\projectPage}{\url{http://www.mypage.com/project}}
%\newcommand{\citeMyPaper}{\cite{me2012}}

% ** Review version (double blind) **
\newcommand{\projectPage}{\textcolor{red}{(URL removed for review draft)}}
\newcommand{\citeMyPaper}{\textcolor{red}{(Citation removed for review draft)} }

When switching between final and review versions, I manually change which macros are commented out. If elsarticle has a blind review mode, there must be a way to do this switch automatically when using that mode?

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closed as too localized by Stephan Lehmke, egreg, percusse, Guido, Paul Gaborit Dec 2 '12 at 2:13

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not an answer, but this question may contain some helpful information: efficient-ways-to-anonymize-a-document –  barbara beeton Jun 30 '12 at 14:31
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The most probable reason why Elsevier doesn't have this feature is their journals don't use double blind system (none of which I've submitted). Otherwise, it would have been forced into this class which is pretty recently redesigned completely. –  percusse Aug 4 '12 at 22:08
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