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Assign roles to the function buttons and the center of the rear command dial for quick access to selected features.


The default assignments are:

[Fn1] button
Exposure compensation
[Fn2] button
Exposure bracketing
[Fn3] button
Histogram
[Fn4] button
Focus lock
[Fn5] button
Exposure lock
[Fn6] button
AF mode
[Fn7] button
Film simulation
[Fn8] button
White balance
[Fn9] button
Rapid AF
Center of rear command dial
Focus check

Assigning Roles to the Function Buttons

To assign roles to the buttons:

  1. Press and hold the [DISP/BACK] button until a button selection menu is displayed.

  2. Highlight a button and press [MENU/OK].

  3. Highlight the desired role and press [MENU/OK] to assign it to the selected button. Choose from:

    [EXP. COMPENSATION]

    [IMAGE SIZE]

    [IMAGE QUALITY]

    [RAW]

    [FILM SIMULATION]

    [GRAIN EFFECT]

    [COLOR CHROME EFFECT]

    [SMOOTH SKIN EFFECT]

    [DYNAMIC RANGE]

    [WHITE BALANCE]

    [SELECT CUSTOM SETTING]

    [FOCUS AREA]

    [FOCUS CHECK]

    [AF MODE]

    [RAPID AF]

    [FACE/EYE DETECTION SETTING]

    [SELF-TIMER]

    [AE BKT SETTING]

    [FOCUS BKT SETTING]

    [PHOTOMETRY]

    [SHUTTER TYPE]

    [FLICKER REDUCTION]

    [ISO AUTO SETTING]

    [35mm FORMAT MODE]

    [WIRELESS COMMUNICATION]

    [FLASH FUNCTION SETTING]

    [TTL-LOCK]

    [MODELING FLASH]

    [MIC LEVEL ADJUSTMENT]

    [PREVIEW DEPTH OF FIELD]

    [PREVIEW EXP./WB IN MANUAL MODE]

    [PREVIEW PIC. EFFECT]

    [HISTOGRAM]

    [ELECTRONIC LEVEL]

    [LARGE INDICATORS MODE]

    [AE LOCK ONLY]

    [AF LOCK ONLY]

    [AE/AF LOCK]

    [AF-ON]

    [LOCK SETTING]

    [PLAYBACK]

    [NONE] (control disabled)

Button assignments can also be selected using D[BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [FUNCTION (Fn) SETTING]. The selector can not be assigned more than one role at a time.

[AF-ON]

If [AF-ON] is selected, you can press the control instead of keeping the shutter button pressed halfway.

[MODELING FLASH]

If [MODELING FLASH] is selected when a compatible shoe-mounted flash unit is attached, you can press the control to test-fire the flash and check for shadows and the like (modeling flash).

[TTL-LOCK]

If [TTL-LOCK] is selected, you can press the control to lock flash output according to the option selected for F[FLASH SETTING] > [TTL-LOCK MODE] (a[TTL-LOCK MODE]).