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Need help to unlock the AF-Point

This is a newbie question and need help for my 1 day old D70. While experimenting with the various settings, I realized that I have accidentally locked the AF Point at the right hand side of the viewfinder. Tried to get help from the manual on how to unlock it but can?t seems to find the right page. Other things I tried are, power-off and on the camera, switch from spot focus to dynamic focus but none of them help. Please help.

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Re: Need help to unlock the AF-Point

Below the thumb pad there is a lock switch. Make sure it's in the upper position then tap the shutter button. You should now be able to select your focus point. When in doubt press and hold the "BKT" and the "Meter" buttons simultaneously for 3 seconds. Both buttons have a green dot next to them. This will reset your camera to default settings.

Posted on Sep 19, 2005

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