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How do you activate red eye reduction in the 5900?

I've been through the full manual and all the menu options but can't find how to activate the red-eye reduction. My pictures using this camera have serious red eye over the past few months but didn't before that.

I've seen several references the say "when you activate the red eye reduction mode" or similar so I must be missing something obvious somehow.

Separately...like some of you, my battery case no longer stays shut. I'm just using some strong tape on it.

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To take photos with red eye reduction requires your flash to firerapidly before snapping the pic. Make sure camera is in record mode pres the 4 way switch with the lightning sign on it. The flash modes will pop up. select red eye flash.

To fix red-eye after a photo is taken. Bring up the photo in playback mode and press menu button. Red eye reduction should be available as one of the menu items. Otherwise, display the pic, press OK button in center and if you like the fixed picture then select yes to store it.

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