Basic operations with the 〈 〉 dial, 1) press a button and turn the 〈 〉 dial, 2) just turn the 〈 〉 dial – Canon EOS D30 User Manual
Page 35: About the lcd monitor
Basic Operations with the
You can only use the
dial when the Quick Control Dial
switch is set to
. Use the dial to select and set shooting
mode operations and menu functions from the LCD monitor.
When using the
dial to carry out basic operations, you can
use it in two ways.
(1) Press a button and turn the
When you press a button, its function remains active
while a timer (
) runs. During this time you can
dial and view settings on the LCD
The timer function and return to shooting mode are
the same as for the
(2) Just turn the
When you are taking pictures, turn the
while watching the viewfinder display or LCD panel.
When you are making selections and settings from
the LCD monitor, turn the dial while watching the
About the LCD Monitor
You can use the LCD monitor on the back of the
camera to review and select images, as well as
select and set menu functions.
Use the dial this way to select and set the white balance, drive mode and flash
When you are taking pictures, use the dial to set the exposure compensation and
manual aperture value.
When using the LCD monitor, use the dial to review and select the recorded
image and select menu functions.
You can use the
dial when you are using the LCD monitor, regardless of
whether the Quick Control Dial Switch is set to
You cannot use the LCD monitor as a viewfinder while taking pictures.