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Canon Digital Rebel XT will not take pictures

My wife and daughter are on a field trip.  My daughter clicked a button and a lot of 'numbers' appeared on the screen. I suspect that the camera has been turned to manual mode.

 

My wife says the camera shutter will now not click.   Any ideas you have about what button was pushed or how to get it back to working would be greatly appreciated.

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Turn camera off, take out battery, put in a one you know is charged up. Then turn on camera and try again. The numbers may just be from in the 'info button' and will disappear when taking a photo. I am wondering if the battery is dead is why the shutter won't work and has nothing to do with 'numbers.'

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