Canon EOS 3 User Manual (en)

Metering Modes
The basic metering modes are evaluative, partial, spot, and
centerweighted averaging. Spot metering can be at the center of the
viewfinder or linked to the active focusing point. There is also multi-spot
metering. Select the metering mode which suits the subject or your
photographic intention.
First set the <
> switch to <
>. If
necessary, also set the <
> switch to
Evaluative metering
Partial metering
Spot metering
averaging metering
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