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FZ1000. how do i set to pinpoint focus mode?

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I have followed instructions on p. 40 of BOM w/o success. all i get is the grid selection screen.

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Hi, thank you for contacting JustAnswer.com. My name is***** will do my best to provide the right answer to your camera question.

One poster about this question said, to press F3 to bring up the quick menu,
then Scroll over to Focus icon
then Down cursor arrow
then scroll over to select the focus type (Pinpoint AF, I would presume)
then press scroll wheel or half press the shutter to save and exit.

Now, my own thought was: when it's set up, aim the camera, and half-press the shutter button, to bring the pinpoint spot into focus, before pressing the shutter all the way to take the picture as thus focused.

Perhaps it is setting the pinpoint spot that is the problem? If so, let me know, and I will concentrate on that aspect of the problem, and give you detailed and careful instructions.

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