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Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by pawzitiv, Dec 10, 2011.

  1. pawzitiv

    pawzitiv Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 28, 2010
    If anyone is technology-challenged like I am, a new camera purchase usually involves much fumbling around with camera menus. At some point it involves diving into the (dare I say it) ... Owner's Manual. :eek: 

    At the risk of stating something that may be perfectly obvious and practiced by others, I've downloaded the Adobe PDF reader app for my smartphone and copied my GX1 Owner's Manual to the SD card in my smartphone. I now have the manual with me all the time.
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  2. Canonista

    Canonista Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Sep 3, 2011
    Brilliant! :2thumbs:
  3. okinana

    okinana Mu-43 Veteran

    Sep 21, 2011
    Philadelphia, PA
    Or you can probably download the manual direct to your smartphone from the website of your camera too.

  4. Biro

    Biro Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    May 8, 2011
    Jersey Shore
    That's a solution that is brilliantly elegant in its simplicity. I hereby award you the Brass Star With Oak Leaf Clusters. :smile:
  5. Ned

    Ned Mu-43 Legend

    Jul 18, 2010
    Alberta, Canada
    I always carry PDF documents on my phone. ;) 
  6. marlof

    marlof Mu-43 Regular Subscribing Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    The Netherlands
    These type of files are the main reason I use Dropbox: I have access to them werever I can go online. Next to that, local copies are on my phone and iPad.
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