Canon Powershot SD1100 IS Review
Playback Modes & Menus
When you select Playback mode the last picture taken is displayed. You can move backward or
forward through the images using the LEFT and RIGHT buttons. The amount of overlay
information displayed is controlled by pressing the DISP button. Information across the
top, 1/2 which means image 1 of 2 total, image quality is set at Large SuperFine and the
time and date of capture. A "key" icon means the image is protected, and a "musical note"
icon indicates that a voice memo has been attached (key and music note not pictured).
Pressing the DISPlay button displays the histogram and extended image information to
indicate the capture mode, flash mode, exposure compensation,
white balance, ISO speed, metering, file size and image size.
You can quickly search through stored images using the Index playback function
which is actuated by pressing the Wide zoom control button. Nine thumbnail size
images will be displayed and you can select one using the LEFT or RIGHT buttons
and then pressing the Telephoto zoom button. Pressing the Wide button again will
put you in jump mode where you can backward or forward a page at a time.
Pressing up on the directional button brings you to the jump menu. Here the camera allows you to jump through your photos based on the date, category, folder, movies, or in groups of 10 or 100 images at a time.
The image can be magnified up to 10x in ten steps by pressing the telephoto zoom button.
Once the image is enlarged at any step, you can move around inside of it using the 4-way
Movie clips can be played in the camera with audio thanks to the built-in speaker.
You get "VCR-like" buttons to control the playback of movie clips.
My Category - Allows you to view your pictures by category or allows you to label
Protect - Allows you to protect images from being deleted
Red-Eye Correction - Removes Red-Eye from your images
Trimming - Allows you to crop your images inside the camera
Resize - Save the current image at a smaller resolution
My Colors - Change the color scheme of the photo
Sound Memo - Record a message to go along with a photo
Sound Recorder - Use camera as a portable sound recorder
Rotate - Rotates the image 90° at a time
Transfer Order - Choose the order and Quantity of images to print
Resume - Last Seen or Last Shot
Transition - Choose a transition for viewing your photographs
For proper display on a TV screen you use the Rotate option on any pictures that you
have taken in portrait (vertical) mode.
The camera allows you to re-save an image with a smaller resolution in order to make it easier to share or just to save space on your memory card.
This feature allows you to crop your images inside the camera without the support of a computer and image editing software.
Select Images & Quantity
Select Range - Select a range of pictures to print (print 1 - 14)
Select by Date - Print Images by date taken
Select by Category - Print based on category classification
Volume - Adjust the volume of the different camera sounds
LCD Brightness - Adjust the brightness of the LCD
Power Saving - Auto Power Down, Display Off settings
Time Zone - Set your home and travel time zones
Date/Time - Set the date and time
Clock Display - 0-10 sec., 20sec., 30 sec., 1-3 min.
Format - Format the memory card
File Numbering - Continuous, Auto Reset
Create Folder - Create a storage folder for your images
Auto Rotate - On or Off
Lens Retract - 0 sec., 1 min.
Language - Choose from one of the 25 languages
Video System - NTSC, PAL
Print Method - Auto, PictBridge
Reset All - Reset the camera to the factory defaults
The My Camera sub-menu lets you customize the camera's theme, startup and shutdown screens and the camera's sound effects. When you install the included software you will find a wealth of themes, startup screens and sounds to choose from our custom build your own.
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