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Picture from camera memory to memory card

Is there a way to save a picture from the camera memory to a memory card without using a usb cable (that I don't have). I took a picture and forgot that the memory card wasn't in it. I need to get the picture off and I was just wondering if I could somehow tell it to copy to the memory card on the camera.

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Http://www.nikonusa.com/pdf/manuals/coolpix/L12_en.pdf
Page 34 says if you put the SD card in you can put them on the card.Hope this is what you were looking for?

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