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The LCD monitor also functions as a touch screen.

Shooting Touch Controls

To enable touch controls, select [ON] for D[BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [TOUCH SCREEN SETTING] > [TOUCH SCREEN ON/OFF].

EVF

The LCD monitor can be used to select the focus area while pictures are being framed in the electronic viewfinder (EVF). Use D[BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [TOUCH SCREEN SETTING] >[EVF TOUCH SCREEN AREA SETTINGS] to choose the area of the monitor employed for touch controls.

LCD Monitor

Touch controls can be used for such operations as choosing the focus area and taking photographs. The operation performed can be selected by tapping the touch screen mode indicator in the display to cycle through the following options.

Mode Description

[TOUCH SHOOTING]

Tap your subject in the display to focus and release the shutter. In burst mode, pictures will be taken while you keep your finger on the display.

[AF]

In focus mode [S] (AF-S), the camera focuses when you tap your subject in the display. Focus locks at the current distance until you tap the [AF OFF] icon.

In focus mode [C] (AF-C), the camera initiates focus when you tap your subject display. The camera will continue to adjust focus for changes in the distance to the subject until you tap the [AF OFF] icon.

In manual focus mode (MF), you can tap the display to focus on the selected subject using autofocus.

[AREA]

Tap to select a point for focus or zoom. The focus frame will move to the selected point.

[OFF]

Touch focus and shooting disabled.

Different touch controls are used during focus zoom (aTouch Controls for Focus Zoom).

To disable touch controls and hide the touch screen mode indicator, select [OFF] for D[BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [TOUCH SCREEN SETTING] > [TOUCH SCREEN ON/OFF].

Touch control settings can be adjusted using G[AF/MF SETTING] > [TOUCH SCREEN MODE]. For information on the touch controls available during movie recording, see "Movie Recording ([TOUCH SCREEN MODE])".

Muting Movie Controls

Movie settings can be adjusted using touch-screen controls, preventing the sounds made by camera controls being recorded with the movie. When [ON] is selected for B[MOVIE SETTING] > [MOVIE SILENT CONTROL] in the shooting menu, a F[SET] icon will be displayed in the LCD monitor; tap the icon to access the following controls:

F[SET] icon

  • [SHUTTER SPEED] *
  • [APERTURE] *
  • [EXPOSURE COMPENSATION]
  • [ISO]
  • [INTERNAL MIC LEVEL ADJUSTMENT/
    EXTERNAL MIC LEVEL ADJUSTMENT]
  • [WIND FILTER]
  • [HEADPHONES VOLUME]
  • F[FILM SIMULATION]
  • F[WHITE BALANCE]

* Selecting [ON] for B[MOVIE SETTING] > [MOVIE SILENT CONTROL] disables dial controls.

Touch Function

Functions can be assigned to the following flick gestures in much the same way as function buttons (aThe [Fn] (Function) Buttons).

  • Flick up: [T-Fn1]
  • Flick left: [T-Fn2]
  • Flick right: [T-Fn3]
  • Flick down: [T-Fn4]

In some cases, touch-function flick gestures display a menu; tap to select the desired option.

Playback Touch Controls

When [ON] is selected for D[BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [TOUCH SCREEN SETTING] > [TOUCH SCREEN ON/OFF], touch controls can be used for the following playback operations:

Swipe: Swipe a finger across the display to view other images.

Pinch-out: Place two fingers on the display and spread them apart to zoom in.

Pinch-in: Place two fingers on the display and slide them together to zoom out.

Pictures can be zoomed out until the entire image is visible but no further.

Double-tap: Tap the display twice to zoom in on the focus point.

Drag: View other areas of the image during playback zoom.