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J.R.

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Can you reprogram the rate button on the 5d3?
« on: January 13, 2013, 02:37:37 PM »
I guess this has been asked before but I am unable to find the thread. Can you reprogram the rate button on the 5d3? if yes, how?

While my 5d3 is getting a fair bit of use the rate button is shiny and new as ever!
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Can you reprogram the rate button on the 5d3?
« on: January 13, 2013, 02:37:37 PM »

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Re: Can you reprogram the rate button on the 5d3?
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2013, 08:01:26 AM »
You can make it do "Protect image" instead.

That's all, AFAIK.
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Re: Can you reprogram the rate button on the 5d3?
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2013, 08:48:39 AM »
You can make it do "Protect image" instead.

That's all, AFAIK.
Unfortunately  >:(

Even so I have already changed it to Protect as this is (just) a little more useful for my needs.
Let's hope Canon will offer us more choices in future firmware updates (not that I believe it much though)

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Re: Can you reprogram the rate button on the 5d3?
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2013, 09:27:52 AM »
Thanks fleetie and tron. This sucks though that Canon should not just provide a redundant button but refuse to let us use it for something, well ... useful.
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Re: Can you reprogram the rate button on the 5d3?
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2013, 09:27:52 AM »