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NEW: Nikon D5100 User's Guide App 12 October 2011
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How to get to RECENT SETTINGS
Press MENU, go to the left and select the bottom RECENT SETTINGS menu.
What it Does
This menu magically remembers the settings you adjusted most recently.
Sadly it's not that smart, and for some items, like FORMAT, you'll still have to find them in the SETUP menu.
It has two styles. We select which of these two styles we prefer at the bottom of the list in either style.
Recent Settings (default)
By default, the D5100 simply remembers most of the menus you've used, in the order you've used them.
This is very handy, especially after you've been shooting a while, as the items you use the most often are going to be at the top of this list by magic.
If you prefer, this option lets you define what's in this menu, and the order in which everything is displayed.
If you're a heavy user as I am, you'll love this menu because you can set it up to do whatever you want.
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