>I know this will sound incredibly dumb but.... I have gone >over the instructions in both the Nikonians instruction manual >and the one supplied with the camera. > >It seems to take me in circles from this page to one a hundred >pages later and then some more later still, then sending me >back to some page three hundred previous, and then all I seem >to wind up with is how to bracket with a flash.
So you don't feel too bad, I too have had this problem. I got it working for me a couple times, but only when I'm fooling around. When it comes to actually needing to use it I usually just make a snap decision and decide to do it manually. I can't be bothered fiddling with buttons and options.