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[Question] What is the Fn (Function) button?

You can assign a function to the Fn button and then switch between them by just pressing the button.

Fn button


[The functions can be assigned]

A single function from the following can be assigned to the Fn (Function) button.

Available Setting Description
Macro Target Shoots close-ups by moving the AF target without moving the camera.
AE Lock Locks the exposure.
AF/Face Pr.AF Switches between auto focus*1 and Face Priority AF.
AF/Subj.Trckng Switches between auto focus*2 and Subject-Tracking AF.
AF/M-trgt AF Switches between auto focus*3 and Multi-target AF.
AF/MF Switches between auto focus*3 and manual focus.
AF/Snap Switches between auto focus*3 and Snap focus.
Step Zoom, AT-BKT, WB-BKT, CL-BKT, FOCUS-BKT Switches between on and off for each function.
*1 [Multi AF], [Spot AF], or [Subject-Tracking]
*2 [Multi AF], [Spot AF], or [Face Pr. Multi]
*3 [Multi AF], or [Spot AF], [Face Pr. Multi], or [Subject-Tracking]

[Available setting items in each mode]

The following FAQ provides the chart for [Setup menu] available in each shooting mode. Find [Set Fn Button] in the chart for the details.
Available [Setup menu] chart in each shooting mode.

Memo [Memo]

  • The limitations in each shooting mode, consult the chart in the FAQ above.
  • The Fn button is clicked while playback images, the image registered in the [Flag Function Setting] will be displayed.
  • In the Setup menu in Playback, selecting [Trim], [Level Compensation] (when the [Manual] is selected), or [White Balance Compensation], and clicking the Fn button will show the Help for operations.

Related link :
Details on the Fn button assignment.
Answer ID: edc05024
Date created: February 18, 2011
Date modified: --
Product: CX5
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware specifications
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