Tilt meter only accessible from Fn button
Is it true that only the Fn button on D7000 can access the tilt meter function in the viewfinder (normally the exposure meter)?
My Fn button is assigned as non-CPU lens selector because I use my old lenses often.
It is really troublesome to use Menu button and navigate to the non-CPU section.
The tilt meter is really useful, but I guess using the grid lines are quicker.
#1. "RE: Tilt meter only accessible from Fn button" | In response to Reply # 0Lempa Registered since 27th Oct 2011Fri 23-Mar-12 08:48 PM | edited Fri 23-Mar-12 08:55 PM by Lempa
Well, not true! You could also assign the button below the Fn (don't know the English term for it, sorry, but maybe it's called "preview" button as it's default setting is to let you see the depth of field by closing the aperture to the one you've chosen) to be used as tilt meter for the viewfinder. Hopefully you have not assigned that to something more important already, but it works if you want it to.
#2. "RE: Tilt meter only accessible from Fn button" | In response to Reply # 0J_Harris Nikonian since 29th Mar 2011Fri 23-Mar-12 10:47 PM | edited Sat 24-Mar-12 12:39 AM by J_Harris
Timmy is correct, the Depth-Of-Field (DOF) preview button is below the FN Button and can be assigned as the Viewfinder's "Virtual Horizon" Button. See page 232 and then page 231 of the D7000 user manual. In the Custom Settings Menu of the D7000 it is f4: Assign Preview Button.
After you reassign the preview button, press it once for the "virtual Horizon" to appear and press it again for it to disappear.
I have mine set this way and it works great.
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