The G Button

Press the G button to view the menus.

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C [PHOTO SHOOTING MENU] (C The Photo Shooting Menu: Shooting Options)

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1 [VIDEO RECORDING MENU] (1 The Video Recording Menu: Video Recording Options)

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A [CUSTOM SETTINGS MENU] (A Custom Settings: Fine-Tuning Camera Settings)

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D [PLAYBACK MENU] (D The Playback Menu: Managing Pictures)

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B [SETUP MENU] (B The Setup Menu: Camera Setup)

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F [NETWORK MENU] (F The Network Menu: Network Connections)

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O [MY MENU]/
m [RECENT SETTINGS]* (O My Menu/m Recent Settings)

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d (help) icon (The d (Help) Icon)

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Current settings

  • You can choose the menu displayed. The default is [MY MENU].

Using the Menus

You can navigate the menus using the multi selector and J button.

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Move cursor up

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Select the highlighted item

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Display sub-menu, select highlighted item, or move cursor right

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Move cursor down

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Cancel and return to previous menu, or move cursor left

  1. Highlight the icon for the current menu.

    Press 4 to place the cursor in the menu-selection area.

  2. Select a menu.

    Press 1 or 3 to select the desired menu.

  3. Position the cursor in the selected menu.

    Press 2 to position the cursor in the selected menu.

  4. Highlight a menu item.

    Press 1 or 3 to highlight a menu item.

  5. Display options.

    Press 2 to display options for the selected menu item.

  6. Highlight an option.

    Press 1 or 3 to highlight an option.

  7. Select the highlighted option.
    • Press J to save changes and exit.

    • To exit without making a selection, press the G button.

    • To exit the menus and return to shooting mode, press the shutter-release button halfway.

Grayed-Out Items
  • Some items and menu options may be unavailable depending on camera status. Unavailable items are displayed in gray.

  • In some cases, pressing J when a grayed-out item is highlighted will display a message explaining why the item is unavailable.

ON/OFF Only Items

If the only options available for the current item are [ON] and [OFF], you can switch from [ON] to [OFF] or vice versa simply by pressing J, pressing the multi selector right (2), or tapping the item in the display.

The d (Help) Icon
  • Where available, a description of the currently-selected item can be viewed by pressing the W (Q) button.

  • Press 1 or 3 to scroll.

  • Press W (Q) again to return to the menus.

Touch Controls

You can also navigate the menus using touch controls (Touch Controls).

Text Entry

A keyboard is displayed when text entry is required, for example if you are called on to enter a file name or the like. Enter text as described below.

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Text display area

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Keyboard area

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Keyboard selection

  • Enter characters at the current cursor position by highlighting them with the multi selector arrow keys and then pressing J.

  • To move the cursor left or right in the text display area, rotate the main command dial.

  • To cycle through the upper- and lower-case and symbol keyboards, highlight the keyboard selection icon and press J. The keyboard selection icon may not be available in some cases.

  • If a character is entered when the text display area is full, the rightmost character will be deleted.

  • To delete the character under the cursor, press the O (Q) button.

  • To complete entry, press X.

  • To exit without completing text entry, press G.

The i Button (the i Menu)

For quick access to frequently-used settings, press the i button or tap the i icon to view the i menu.

  • Different menus are displayed in photo and video modes.

  • Options can be viewed by tapping items in the display or by highlighting items and pressing J; selections can then be made using the multi selector.

  • Items for which the camera displays an on-screen guide can be adjusted by highlighting them in the i menu and rotating a command dial. In some cases, adjustments can be made using both the main and sub-command dials.

Grayed-Out Items

Some items and menu options may be unavailable depending on camera status. Unavailable items are displayed in gray.

Using the i Menu with the Camera in “Tall” Orientation

When the camera is rotated to take pictures in “tall” (portrait) orientation, the i menu for photo mode rotates to match.

The Still Photography i Menu

Pressing the i button during still photography displays the items listed below. Highlight the desired item using the multi selector and press J to view options.

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Set Picture Control (Picture Controls)

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White balance (White Balance)

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Image quality (Adjusting Image Quality)

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Image size (Choosing an Image Size)

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AF-area mode/subj. detection (AF-Area Mode)

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Focus mode (Focus Mode)

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Metering (Metering)

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Vibration reduction (Vibration Reduction)

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Shooting menu bank (Shooting Menu Bank)

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Custom controls (shooting) (f2: Custom Controls (Shooting))

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Airplane mode (Airplane Mode)

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View memory card info (View Memory Card Info)

The Video i Menu

Pressing the i button during video recording displays the items listed below. Highlight the desired item using the multi selector and press J to view options.

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Set Picture Control (Picture Controls)

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White balance (White Balance)

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Frame size/frame rate (Video Frame Size and Rate Options)

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Microphone sensitivity (Microphone Sensitivity)

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AF-area mode/subj. detection (AF-Area Mode)

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Focus mode (Focus Mode)

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Electronic VR (Electronic VR)

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Vibration reduction (Vibration Reduction)

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Shooting menu bank (Shooting Menu Bank)

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Custom controls (g2: Custom Controls)

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Airplane mode (Airplane Mode)

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Destination (Destination)

The Playback i Menu

Pressing the i button during playback displays a context-sensitive i menu of playback options.

Photos

Videos

Videos (playback paused)

Customizing the i Menu

The items displayed in the i menu during shooting can be chosen using Custom Setting f1 or g1 [Customize i menu].

  1. Highlight Custom Setting f1 or g1 [Customize i menu] and press J.

    See “The G Button” (The G Button) for information on using the menus.

  2. Highlight the position you want to change and press J.

    A list of the items available for the selected position will be displayed.

  3. Highlight the desired item and press J.
    • The item will be assigned to the selected position and the options shown in Step 2 will be displayed.

    • Repeat Steps 2 and 3 as desired.

  4. Press the G button.

    Changes will be saved and the Custom Settings menu will be displayed.