It isn't done. What you are talking about is referred to as "layer symbology". It is not supported by Solid Edge. Layers are only useful for seperating geometry for selection filtering and showing/hiding. -- PellaKen http://grundey.blogspot.com "Marty Erkamp" wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org... > > Help! I am new to Solid Edge 2D and have just begun to familiarize myself > with it. > > > I am trying to figure out how to assign a default color to a new layer, as > well > as how to edit the default color of an existing layer. > > How is this done? > Marty E.