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Manual focus points 40D

I have recently lost the ability to contral my manual focus points while shooting....after playing with some custom functions my AF lights no longer stay illuminated while pressing the focus point button either. I have since restored all settings back to factory but the problem persists.... what else can I do?:

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Try checking C.Fn III, 3: AF point selection method. Yours might still be on option 2.

0: Normal - Works by pressing the AF Point button and then the Multi-controller.

1: Multi-controller direct - Press the multi-controller to directly select an AF point (without first having to press the AF Point button). Pressing the AF button reinstates all AF points for auto AF point selection.

2: Quick Control Dial direct - turn the Quick Control Dial to select AF points. In this mode, AF points will not be displayed on the LCD panel.

Posted on May 07, 2009

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