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Re: Focus Assist magnify hold

If you have the Fn2 button programmed to MultiFunction (which is default), then if you hold it down while rotating a dial (rear) it will change to the desired Function & one of those 4 functions is Magnified View. From a single press it will activate the function & show the focus area in "X x" (x = 3 to 14) magnification. Another press of the Fn2 will then 'magnify' to that value which can be changed by the dial. Fn2 will toggle the view. NB, when showing the focus box the other values can be changed with the dials, but when magnified they only then change the magnified ratio. I hope that helps. BTW, this allows this function to be used with any manual lens as well.

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