Setting the Display Overlay (Grid and Guide lines) for PowerShot SX200 IS.

Article ID: ART130470 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Setting the Display Overlay (Grid and Guide lines) for PowerShot SX200 IS.


Setting the Display Overlay.

You can check a composition's horizontal and vertical alignment as well as a 3:2 aspect ratio print range on the LCD monitor by using a shooting guide while shooting. This feature is not available in the (Stitch Assist mode).


Grid Lines

Displays grid lines dividing the monitor into 9 areas, allowing you to check the subject's horizontal and vertical alignment.

3:2 Guide

You can check what can be printed in a composition using a 3:2 aspect ratio*. The portion that will not print displays in gray.

You can display the grid lines and 3:2 guide at the same time.

* Images are still recorded at the same aspect ratio of 4:3 as shown in the normal viewing mode. The 3:2 guide is especially useful in composing the frame for 3:2 aspect ratio printing sizes (4x6 etc).

1. In the (Rec.) menu choose [Disp. Overlay].

2. You can choose [Off], [Grid Lines], [3:2 Guide], or [] and press the <MENU> button.

  • The grid lines and 3:2 guide does not appear on the recorded image and is only a super imposed display.
  • Only [Grid Lines] can be used when in the (Movie) mode.



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