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Auto focus tracking - how do I turn it off?

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I love my XT-3.  But I can't find a way to have the autofocus single point just stay in the middle and not move around tracking stuff I don't want it to track.  It's really annoying!  Does anyone know how I can set it so that it just stays where it is and doesn't move?

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By chance do you have the settings for touch screen focus turned on? If so, then every time you look through the view finder, the focus point will bounce around like you are describing. Make certain it is turned off in the menus. That setting is more intended to be used with the big lcd screen.

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What happened to me was the touch screen was on and if my nose touched the screen whilst using the viewfinder, I would move the focus point. It was so annoying I have the touch screen turned off completely

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Yup, that was what I thought. If you mainly use the viewfinder, then leave that setting turned off. It is intended (when turned on) for those that use the touch screen for viewing and choosing the focus point.

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