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), BKT, c (Y), Q/g (U), X (T), W (Y), 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 or g2 [Custom controls]: [Choose image area], [Active D‑Lighting], [Metering], [Auto bracketing], [Multiple exposure], [HDR (high dynamic range)], [Exposure delay mode], [1 step spd/aperture], and [Choose non-CPU lens number].

A Custom Settings: Fine-Tuning Camera Settings

a: Autofocus01

b: Metering/Exposure

c: Timers/AE Lock

d: Shooting/Display

e: Bracketing/Flash

f: Controls

g: Movie