Selecting [Yes] allows adjustments that are normally made by holding a button and rotating a command dial to be made by rotating the command dial after the button is released. This ends when the button is pressed again, the shutter-release button is pressed halfway, or the standby timer expires.

  • [Release button to use dial] applies to the E, S (Q), I, BKT, Y, W (M), S, T, U, and AF-mode buttons.

  • [Release button to use dial] also applies to controls to which the following roles have been assigned using Custom Settings f3 [Custom controls]: [Exposure mode], [Exposure compensation], [AF mode/AF-area mode], [ISO sensitivity], [Active D-Lighting], and [Metering].

A Custom Settings: Fine-Tuning Camera Settings

a: Autofocus

b: Metering/Exposure

c: Timers/AE Lock

d: Shootin/Display

e: Bracketing/Flash

f: Controls

g: Movie