Canon sx260hs User Manual (en)

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Shooting Range and Focusing
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Specify the general focal position.
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Referring to the on-screen MF indicator bar 
(which shows the distance and focal position) 
and the magnified display area, turn the 
dial to specify the general focal position.
Fine-tune the focus.
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Press the shutter button halfway to have the 
camera fine-tune the focal position (Safety 
MF).
MF Indicator
AF frame mode or size cannot be changed while focusing manually 
(p. 127). If you want to change the AF frame mode or size, cancel 
manual focus mode first.
Focusing is possible when using the digital zoom (p. 63) or digital 
tele-converter (p. 127), or when using a TV as a display (p. 200), but 
the magnified display will not appear.
To focus more accurately, try attaching the camera to a tripod to stabilize it.
To hide the magnified display area, press the 
n button and set [MF-Point 
Zoom] on the 
To deactivate automatic focus fine-tuning when the shutter button is pressed 
halfway, press the 
n button and set [Safety MF] on the 4 tab to [Off] 
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