Fast EV switch on sd870/ixus860

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Fast EV switch on sd870/ixus860
« on: 27 / October / 2008, 16:13:30 »
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Wondering how this works on my sd870. I've tried the half shutter/up down combo with no success after enabling it.

Is this feature available on this camera? Or is there another way to perform this kind of function?

Sorry if this has been covered could not find info for my camera.

jakes

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Re: Fast EV switch on sd870/ixus860
« Reply #1 on: 28 / October / 2008, 04:59:09 »
Wondering how this works on my sd870. I've tried the half shutter/up down combo with no success after enabling it.

Is this feature available on this camera? Or is there another way to perform this kind of function?

Hello & welcome jakes !

Yes, it works on the SD870 - but the keys are also used by the original Canon functions & by other CHDK features...
If enabled, the Fast Ev function is on the UP/DOWN keys (ISO / TIMER), you can press up/down once, then wait a second until the Canon OSD disappears - or press FUNC/SET directly after UP/DOWN...to change ISO or timer/cont. mode you should disable Fast Ev.

Maybe this will be 'fixed' sometime...

You can also change Ev from -2 to +2 without CHDK: in the canon menu, assign the PRINT button to +/- (Exp.), then you get the Ev settings menu with a long press (>0.5s) to PRINT...

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Re: Fast EV switch on sd870/ixus860
« Reply #2 on: 28 / October / 2008, 05:00:09 »
it will definitly be fixed sometime, don't know when and how though.

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Re: Fast EV switch on sd870/ixus860
« Reply #3 on: 28 / October / 2008, 06:34:26 »
My suggestion for key combination, as I already said, would be

- Fast EV switch turned on: shutter half press + left/right = Fast Ev switch -/+
- Fast EV switch turned off: shutter half press + left/right = old CHDK behaviour (turning histogram/OSD on/off)


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Re: Fast EV switch on sd870/ixus860
« Reply #4 on: 28 / October / 2008, 07:33:29 »
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- Fast EV switch turned on: shutter half press + left/right = Fast Ev switch -/+

shutter half press + left is already used by Canon AFL

...OT: we need a 3rd key state: double click (like in the propcase viewer)
« Last Edit: 28 / October / 2008, 07:36:48 by fe50 »

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Re: Fast EV switch on sd870/ixus860
« Reply #5 on: 28 / October / 2008, 10:32:04 »
i dont know when i can look into this, perhaps you should create a ticket in the mantis bugtracker so it doesnt get lost, please.

Re: Fast EV switch on sd870/ixus860
« Reply #6 on: 28 / October / 2008, 17:42:28 »
Wondering how this works on my sd870. I've tried the half shutter/up down combo with no success after enabling it.

Is this feature available on this camera? Or is there another way to perform this kind of function?

Hello & welcome jakes !

Yes, it works on the SD870 - but the keys are also used by the original Canon functions & by other CHDK features...
If enabled, the Fast Ev function is on the UP/DOWN keys (ISO / TIMER), you can press up/down once, then wait a second until the Canon OSD disappears - or press FUNC/SET directly after UP/DOWN...to change ISO or timer/cont. mode you should disable Fast Ev.

Maybe this will be 'fixed' sometime...

You can also change Ev from -2 to +2 without CHDK: in the canon menu, assign the PRINT button to +/- (Exp.), then you get the Ev settings menu with a long press (>0.5s) to PRINT...

Excellent. Thank you very much! Been wondering what to assign to that print button to - been liking it set to play sound effect.  Oh well, sacrifices.

jakes

Re: Fast EV switch on sd870/ixus860
« Reply #7 on: 17 / May / 2009, 05:21:54 »
what about for the SX10?
with fast ev enabled i still get ISO or timer/cont


 

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