The todonotes package has options for specifying the author name and also an option for specifying the colour of the individual note. However my question is that, is there a provision to set a colour for a specific author?

For instance if I use \todo[author=AK]{simple to do}, it should be equivalent to \todo[author=AK,color=green]{simple to do} and \todo[author=PG]{simple to do}should be equivalent to \todo[author=PG,color=red]{simple to do}.

How exactly can this be achieved?

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    – Fran
    Jul 11, 2020 at 10:40
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    My coauthors and I have used @Fran 's approach for many years. Feb 10, 2021 at 1:51

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