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Erasing unwanted pictures

I can get to where I see the word "ERASE" but then have no clue which button to press to actually delete the unwanted image. Can you advise which button?

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It would make much more sense to name a button called OK. Wouldn't it. Well, Canon decided to call this action button SET. So, in this case, highlight the Erase option and press SET to erase the image.

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You can delete a file by the following steps:
1. Select folder (A, B, C , D or )
2. Select file.
3. Press ERASE once and DELETE will blink on the screen.
4. Press and hold ERASE for 3 seconds to confirm deleting. (or press STOP to cancel erasing file)

Erasing all files in a folder

You can delete all files in a specific folder by the following steps:
1. Turn on the unit.
2. Select a folder (A, B, C , D or ).
3. In Stop mode, press FORWARD continuously until "ALL" appears on the display.
4. Press ERASE and "DELETE" will blink on the display.
5. Press and hold ERASE for about 3 seconds, all files in the selected folder will be erased completely (or press STOP to cancel erasing all files).

Tip: File numbers that come after erased one will be moved forward by one automatically.

See page 12 for more info: http://www.rcaaudiovideo.com/docs/common/RP5030/RP5030_OM.pdf

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1. Highlight the picture you want to delete on the monitor.
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3. A window showing YES or NO for erasing the image is displayed on the monitor
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I have a SanDisk 1.0 GB memory card in the camera, which has been working just fine. I just deleted all the photos off of it, and the camera indicates "No Image", BUT when I try to take pictures it says...


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Erasing selected file
You can delete a file by the following steps:
1. Select folder (A, B
2. Select file.
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4. Press and hold ERASE for 3 seconds to confirm deleting. (or press STOP to cancel erasing file)

Erasing all files in a folder
You can delete all files in a specific folder by the following steps:
1. Turn on the unit.
2. Select a folder (A, B).
3. In Stop mode, press FORWARD continuously until “ALL” appears on the display.
4. Press ERASE and “DELETE” will flash on the display.
5. Press and hold ERASE for about 3 seconds, all files in the selected folder will be erased completely (or press STOP to cancel erasing all files).

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You can download the PowerShot SD500 user guide/manual here:

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=DownloadDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=323&modelid=11157

But the short and skinny is here:

To erase single images:

1) Use the <- or -> button to select an image for deletion and press the "little trash" icon.

2) Use the <- or -> button to select [Erase] and press the FUNC./SET button.
To exit instead of erasing, select [Cancel].

You'll find the erase information on pages 131 and 132 of the pdf.

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Deleting images


Generally your camera will have a main menu, which lists this as an option.

Look for a menu button on your digital camera. While the camera is on, press this button, and cycle through the options that appear, watching for a listing which says something like "Erase all".

Usually there will be another button or set of buttons that have arrows on them, and let you move up and down among the listed options. Press the up or down button (or the right/left button, whichever applies to your camera), until the "Erase all" option is highlighted.

There should also be a button on your camera that says something like "Ok" or "Function Set"; no matter what it's called, the important thing is that it is NOT one of the buttons which either opens the menu listings (the one I'm describing as the "menu" button, regardless of what your camera calls it), or moves between menu items (the up/down/left/right buttons). Once you have found the menu item for "Erase all", and have highlighted it, press this button.

You will probably get a message asking you to verify your choice, since once the photos are deleted from your camera, you won't be able to retrieve them, so most cameras will ask you to confirm any erasing you do, whether it's just one picture, or all the pictures in your camera's memory/storage. You confirm the deletion by pressing the same button that you used to start the deletion process.

So, to recap:

1) Turn the camera on.
2) Find and press the "Menu" button.
3) Find and press the arrow/next button until you see a menu item saying something like "Erase all".
4) Find and press the "OK" button -- or whatever button will get the camera to accept the menu item selection you've made.
5) If the camera asks you to confirm your choice, use the arrow/direction keys to highlight the "Yes" or "OK" option in the confirmation window.
6) Press the same button you used to start the process ("OK" or "Function Set"), one more time to confirm your choice.
7) The camera should now delete all of the photos in its memory.

WARNING: DO NOT DELETE YOUR PHOTOS UNTIL YOU'VE DOWNLOADED THEM, UNLESS YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY SURE THAT YOU'LL NEVER WANT THEM. It is always better to have an extra backup of your pictures than to permanently lose something you can't replace.

If anyone else has used the camera, it's best to check with them to make sure that they've downloaded their pictures off of the camera, before doing a full delete of all pictures on the camera.

Most cameras will also let you individually delete pictures that came out badly, or where you accidentally took a picture you didn't mean to take. If you're not sure what else is in the camera's memory, it's always wisest to use this method, instead of deleting all the pictures at once.

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Every time the FOLDER button is pressed, it cycles through folders and the List display will appear (+P20).

2
Press the + or button to choose the file you want to erase.

3
Press the ERASE button. The “Cancel” indicator flashes.

4
Press the + button to choose “Erase”.

5
Press the OK button. The display changes to “File Erase!” and erasing will start. “Erase Done” is displayed when the file is erased. File numbers will be reassigned automatically

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Careful, the way you're doing it would actually erase everything. Use that way only after you've downloaded all your pictures and videos to your computer.

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