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How do I reset the picture numbers to start at "0"

At a recent course I did on digital photography, my tutor said that when I format an SD card I should have an option to reset the picture numbering system to start at picture number one.

Is that option available for Pentax Optio 555?

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  • doctortango Jan 05, 2009

    There is no question about photo numbering in the "format" section of the menu. Or anywere else in the menu that I can find.

  • doctortango Jan 06, 2009

    That worked.



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Yes, just use the menu system and format your card. In the area when it asks about photo numbering system, just select reset and it should have a new numbering system. Good luck.

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    Harold Bean Jan 06, 2009

    Page 125 of your camera manual states: " You can reset all the settings other than the date and time, language, video output format, world time and date style.  1 Select {Reset} on the {Set-up} menu.  2 Press the four-way controller button - The reset screen will be displayed.  3  Use the four-way controller {up arrow} to select {Reset}.
    4  Press the OK button. This should reset your picture numbering system.


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