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How to reset focus point to the center point on 6D?
« on: March 14, 2014, 09:03:15 PM »
I've been driven crazy by this: Is there a quick way to one-press jump from any focus point to the center focus point on 6D? On my old 5D Mark 2 I can simply press down the muti-way controller. On 1D Mark 2 there is a quick reset button that quickly resets the focus point. But on 6D I have not found a way to do it. I want to use the "set" button to do this but can not find out how.

Please advise. Thanks!
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How to reset focus point to the center point on 6D?
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Re: How to reset focus point to the center point on 6D?
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2014, 11:30:41 AM »
Are you sure the manual does not address this?
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Re: How to reset focus point to the center point on 6D?
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2014, 06:28:45 PM »
Are you sure the manual does not address this?

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Re: How to reset focus point to the center point on 6D?
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2014, 12:40:26 PM »
Are you sure the manual does not address this?

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I thought this place was the manual?

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Re: How to reset focus point to the center point on 6D?
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2014, 07:48:59 PM »
LOL
Thanks  for he laugh Skirball.

Cheers Graham.

Are you sure the manual does not address this?

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I thought this place was the manual?
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Re: How to reset focus point to the center point on 6D?
« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2014, 12:05:25 PM »
This is something that has really annoyed me about the 6D. The answer is 'you can't '.
There has been some discussion on this before and Marsu42 has indicated that Magic Lantern have included it in their software, but that obviously means you must install ML to get the feature.

I see no reason whatsoever for the 'SET' button on the 6D not to be used as a 'back to centre point' button. In my post on this about six months ago I thought it must be a programming error, it's such a daft omission, but now it looks like it's deliberate. Ouch ! I use the toggle a lot on the 5DII and find the 8 way controller on the 6D wholly inferior.
« Last Edit: March 29, 2014, 12:08:29 PM by Sporgon »

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Re: How to reset focus point to the center point on 6D?
« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2014, 01:05:29 PM »
This is something that has really annoyed me about the 6D. The answer is 'you can't '.
There has been some discussion on this before and Marsu42 has indicated that Magic Lantern have included it in their software, but that obviously means you must install ML to get the feature.

I see no reason whatsoever for the 'SET' button on the 6D not to be used as a 'back to centre point' button. In my post on this about six months ago I thought it must be a programming error, it's such a daft omission, but now it looks like it's deliberate. Ouch ! I use the toggle a lot on the 5DII and find the 8 way controller on the 6D wholly inferior.

Thanks a lot Sporgon. That was my suspicion. Unbelievable. 
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Re: How to reset focus point to the center point on 6D?
« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2014, 01:05:29 PM »