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Can't set to RAW

My 8800 will no longer set to RAW. If I try to set RAW from the mode dial, it takes the command, but the camera remains in EXTRA. If I try to set RAW from the main menu, the selections rotate around among EXTRA and those below it, never going to RAW or HI. I haven't found any help in the manual. Anybody have any ideas? --Milt--

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