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RAW not an option when I press the size button on side of camera

I am trying to take advantage of shooting in RAW format since I bought a PSE 4.0 book, but when I repeatedly press the size button it cycles through all the sizes except RAW. It goes Normal 226, Fine 115, Hi 19, Basic 439. I have a 256 MB memory card. I tried different users (A, 1, etc.) but I read somewhere that it shouldn't matter whether you were using Auto or 1,2,or 3. I can't tell you if this has happened before because I've never used anything higher than the fine setting. There should be enough room on my card for at least one RAW pic, right? I don't know much and I've exhausted what I do know. Thanks for any help.

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Might be that you have your size setting at something other than 2560. while holding down your size button turn the thumbwheel until you get to 2560. should work from there

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