Minolta DiMAGE X20 Review
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Playback Modes & Menu Options
Play mode screen. When you press the Play/Review button the last image
captured is displayed full screen with overlay data for file folder and number, image
resolution and quality, time and date.
If the image has a sound memo attached to it then the screen will look like this.
Pressing the center of the 4-way controller will playback the audio memo.
Pressing the 4-way controller Down will display the thumbnail index mode shown above.
You can quickly search through your images and select one for full-screen display by
pressing the 4-way controller Up.
A full-screen image can be enlarged 1.2x to 6x in 0.2x steps by pressing the 4-way
controller Up. Once an image is enlarged you can scroll around inside of it using the
4-way directional buttons.
Movie clips can be viewed on either the camera's LCD or on a television if you have hooked
up the audio/video cable.
Upon pressing the enter button the image plays back full screen with motion and audio on
the camera's LCD and speaker.
As with the record mode, the playback mode has a simple icon-based menu to access the
most used features (Lock, Delete, Email, Image pasting, Audio caption, Rotate or
Slide show) or press the MENU icon to get to the other options (below.)
The Play mode menu:
Delete - Erase current frame, all frames or marked frames
Lock - Protect images from deletion
Copy->Favorite - Copy image to favorite's folder
Rotate - Rotate portrait mode images 90°
Image pasting - Access the Image pasting setup functions
Slide show - Starts slide show
Playback - All frames or Selected frames
Duration - 1 to 60 sec.
Repeat - Repeat or No
DPOF set - This frame, All frames, Marked frames or Cancel
Index print - On/Off
E-Mail Copy - Create a small copy image: current or marked frames
Image size - 640x480 or 160x120 (reduces image size)
Image pasting allows you to select a template (rectangular, circular, heart, speech
bubble, mouse ears) and then overlay this on top of an already captured image and insert
a new image into the first picture. The position and size of the template can be
selected before you paste the second image. The new montage is now combined in the
camera and saved as a new image.
You can record up to 15 seconds of audio caption that can be attached to any of your
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