What's New: Creo Parametric 4.0 > Assembly Design > Assigning Appearance States
  
Assigning Appearance States
You can assign different appearances to the same component.
User Interface Location: Click Views > Manage Views > View Manager.
Release: Creo Parametric 4.0
Benefits and Description
You can watch a video that demonstrates this capability.
You can assign different appearances to the same component and use appearance states inside of combined states. As a result, you can capture multiple appearance combinations of the same part and assembly and easily switch between appearance variants.