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No matter what button I push on the Rebel XS EOS, I gat the message ''This function is not selectable in the current shooting mode''

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What shooting mode are you in? In manual, the camera leaves most everything to you. In full auto, the camera does everything. Try some of the other modes to see if they offer the functions you want.

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press menu 5th menu along select item 1 up from bottom (live view function setting), select enable then quit menu press set button to activate live view

Apr 29, 2014 | Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS...

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Solves: BUSY Error & Error 99

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Doesyour Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D suffer from either of thefollowing error messages that prevent it from normal operation?
  1. Some cameras may exhibit a phenomenon in which theLCD monitor does not display, the shutter does not release, and the BUSY indication remains lit in the viewfinder.
  2. Themessage, "Err 99 Shooting is not possible. Turn the power switch to<OFF> and <ON> again or re-install the battery", appears onthe camera's LCD monitor, and after the above operation is carried out,the LCD monitor displays in a language that is different from theactual language setting.
Installation of this Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update will solve these problems.

To download the MAC version of the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware upgrade, click here.

I hope that helps.
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Follow this link to download the Windows version of the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update.

Follow this link to download a pdf version of the firmware installation instruction guide.

Follow this link to download the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D Instruction Manual.

on Apr 15, 2010 | Canon EOS Rebel XS 35mm SLR Camera

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Canon Rebel XS Firmware Update WIN Models: Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D...


Canon Rebel XS Firmware Update WIN

Models: Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D
Solves: BUSY Error & Error 99

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256bbf1.jpg

Does your Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D suffer from either of the following error messages that prevent it from normal operation?
  1. Some cameras may exhibit a phenomenon in which the LCD monitor does not display, the shutter does not release, and the BUSY indication remains lit in the viewfinder.
  2. The message, "Err 99 Shooting is not possible. Turn the power switch to<OFF> and <ON> again or re-install the battery", appears on the camera's LCD monitor, and after the above operation is carried out,the LCD monitor displays in a language that is different from the actual language setting.
Installation of this Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update will solve these problems.

To download the Windows version of the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware upgrade, click here.

I hope that helps.
__________________________

Follow this link to download the MAC version of the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update.

Follow this link to download a pdf version of the firmware installation instruction guide.

Follow this link to download the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D Instruction Manual.

on Apr 15, 2010 | Canon EOS Rebel XS 35mm SLR Camera

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Function not selectable current shooting modefunction not selectable current shooting mode


Not all functions are available in all shooting modes. What function are you trying to use in what mode?

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How do I switch from a view finder to a lcd monitor on my canon rebel xs


Set the shooting mode to a Creative Zone mode before selecting Live View function settings in the menu. Live View shooting does not work in the Basic Zone modes.

Dec 25, 2011 | Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera

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I have a canon eos rebel and started getting the msg "this function not selectable in the current shooting mode" when using the auto settings. I can't figure out why?


The auto setting is just that, the camera selects all functions. What you are most likely attempting to do is change one of the auto settings. If you want some control of the camera functions turn the dial to a more user input friendly setting such as "P" for program. It sounds like to me as if you have the camera set on the green rectangular box. If you do the camera has total control

Dec 20, 2010 | Canon EOS Rebel XS 35mm SLR Camera

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My CANON EOS REBEL xs does not show the picture I am trying to take on the screen. The screen is either blank or shows a menu screen


Set the shooting mode to a Creative Zone mode. Under the Setting tab, select [Live View function settings] and press SET. Select [Live View shoot] and press SET. Select [Enable] and press SET. Press the MENU button. Press SET.

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Screen wont work and when you shoot it says its "Busy"


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I can help you fix the BUSY Error or Error 99 of your Canon EOS Rebel XS.

Installation of this Canon EOS Rebel XS firmware version 1.06 update will solve these problems:
  1. Some cameras may exhibit a phenomenon in which the LCD monitor does not display, the shutter does not release, and the BUSY indication remains lit in the viewfinder.
  2. The message, "Err 99 Shooting is not possible. Turn the power switch to<OFF> and <ON> again or re-install the battery", appears on the camera's LCD monitor, and after the above operation is carried out,the LCD monitor displays in a language that is different from the actual language setting.
See the firmware instructions and download the firmware upgrade by following these Fixya Tips :

  1. Follow this link to download a pdf version of the firmware installation instruction guide.
  2. Follow this link to download the Windows Version of the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update.
  3. Follow this link to download the MAC version of the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update.
  4. Follow this link to download the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D Instruction Manual.

I hope that helps.

Jan 21, 2010 | Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS...

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When turning on the rebel xsi in the basic zone, I get a "this function is not selectable in the current shooting mode" message and I can't clear it.


Normally such message appear when trying to use the flash pusshin the flash rise button.
Flash will open manually only in non automatic shooting modes: P, Tv, Av,M and A-DEP

Jul 14, 2009 | Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera

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How do you active the LCD screen on Canon EOS Rebel XS. I've read teh manual but still cannot active it. this is to review the shot before you take the shot.


In your manual it is on page 95, on how to do this,
It is called LIve view shooting and it does not work on basic zone modes.
1. Set camera to a creative zone mode
2. then under that tools option select live view function setting then press the set button
3 select live view shoot then hit set
4. press the menu button to exit

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