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Mastering the Nikon D5000 by Darrell Young

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Recent Settings/My Menu

(User’s Manual pages 190–192)

My Menu is not on the left with the other menus like Shooting and Custom Settings, as a factory default.

It is available via a selection called Choose tab at the bottom of the Recent Settings menu (see Figure 9-57).

Using the Choose tab selection, I found that I could toggle one of two menus to live on my main menu tab system bar on the left. As Figure 9-57 shows, Choose tab (the one at the bottom left) lets me select either Recent Settings or My Menu for the last menu slot Basically, Nikon didn’t want to put an extra menu on the menu tab, so it made one optional, the My Menu system. Recent Settings is the factory default. I like My Menu better!

Let’s consider both of these menus. You can then ...

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