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How do I set the resolution

Bought D80 in France therefore can't understand the manual. How do I set the resolution to 300dpi? It is usually 96x96 and sometime 300x300 but I don't know why or how. Thanks.

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    Many thanks for the links!! A great help indeed.

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Check out www.kenrockwell.com where you will find a link to a manual for the D80 in English.   He also has great information on his site.
To set the "resolution" go under the Shooting Menu and choose Image Quality.    The highest resolution for jpeg is JPEG fine.

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Your best bet to get the most from the d80 is to get hold of the full english manual it can be downloaded from
ftp://ftp.nikon-euro.com/Manuals/ppY_QFonPh/D80-En_05.pdf
or
http://services.yesmembers.net/yes/content/D80_en.pdf


Happy snappin

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