Preset focus point: Pressing the control selects a preset focus point. To choose the point, highlight it and hold the control while pressing the AF-mode button; the focus point will flash when the operation is complete. If an option other than [Off] is selected for Custom Setting a5 [Store points by orientation], you can choose separate focus points for "wide" (landscape) orientation and each of the two "tall" (portrait) orientations. Pressing when [Preset focus point] is highlighted displays a sub-menu where you can choose how the control behaves:
- [Press to recall focus point]: Pressing the control selects the preset focus point.
- [Hold to recall focus point]: The camera switches to the preset focus point only while the controlis pressed and restores the previously-selected point when the control is released.
AF-area mode: Highlight this option and press to select an AF-area mode. The selected mode will take effect while the control is pressed; releasing the control restores the original AF-area mode.
AF-area mode + AF-ON: As for [AF-area mode], except that pressing the control also initiates autofocus.
AF-ON: The control performs the role normally performed by the AF-ON button. Pressing the control initiates autofocus.
AF lock only: Focus locks while the control is pressed.
AE/AF lock: Focus and exposure lock while the control is pressed.
Select center focus point: Pressing the control selects the center focus point.
AF mode/AF-area mode: The control performs the role normally performed by the AF-mode button. Hold the control and rotate the main command dial to choose the autofocus mode, the sub-command dial to choose the AF-area mode.
Same as multi selector: This role can be assigned to the sub-selector or the multi selector for vertical shooting, which then be pressed up, down, left, and right to mimic pressing , , , and on the multi selector. The center of the multi selector for vertical shooting will also perform the same role as the center of the multi selector. The role of the control during playback can be chosen from [Scroll] and [Display next/previous frame] in the case of the sub-selector, or using [Photo info/playback] in the case of the multi selector for vertical shooting. If [Info /Playback ] is selected, you can press the multi selector for vertical shooting up or down to display other pictures, left or right to view photo info.
Focus point selection: The control can be used to choose the focus point. If this role is assigned to the multi selector for vertical shooting, the center of the control will perform the role currently chosen for [Sub-selector center].
Lens Focus Function Buttons
You can use [ Lens focus function buttons] to choose the role played by the focus function buttons when the focus function selector on the lens is set to AF-L. For fast-moving sports, choose [AF-area mode] to enable rapid AF-area mode selection.
Lenses with Focus Function Selectors
As of March, 2020, the following lenses are equipped with a focus function selector: