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For Digital Camera

PC Connection
Operating Instructions

QuickTime and the QuickTime logo are trademarks


used under license. The QuickTime logo is
registered in the U.S. and other countries.
Contents
Contents................................................................................... 2
Introduction ............................................................................. 4
Check the contents of the USB connection kit .........................................................4
Features ................................................................................... 5
Supporting to OS .................................................................... 6
Operating environment........................................................... 7
Install guide ............................................................................. 8
Installing the USB driver (For Windows)...................................................................8
When Uninstallation of the driver or software is necessary (For Windows) .............9
Installing the supplied software (for Macintosh) .......................................................10
Connecting PC and Digital Camera ....................................... 11
Checking that the digital camera is recognized correctly .........................................12
Removing the USB connection cable safely ............................................................13
Starting the SD Viewer for DSC ............................................. 14
Starting the SD Viewer for DSC ...............................................................................14
Closing the SD Viewer for DSC................................................................................14
SD Viewer for DSC screen.......................................................................................15
Changing the picture display ................................................. 16
Changing the display format in the picture display section ......................................16
Changing the thumbnail display size........................................................................17
Rearrangement of pictures.......................................................................................17
Displaying only the desired pictures.........................................................................18
Displaying DPOF informations .................................................................................18
Operating pictures .................................................................. 19
Selecting pictures .....................................................................................................19
Enlarging still pictures ..............................................................................................20
Playing back motion images.....................................................................................20
Using the Preview ....................................................................................................21
Saving files edited by the Preview............................................................................22
Copying pictures to another folder ...........................................................................23
Copying from the Memory Card to the PC ...............................................................23
Copying an image to the Memory Card....................................................................24
Moving pictures to another folder .............................................................................24
Deleting a picture .....................................................................................................25
Renaming a picture ..................................................................................................25
Rotating a picture .....................................................................................................25
Changing the picture size.........................................................................................26
Making the picture into Wallpaper ............................................................................26
Updating the display contents in the Folder Bar or the picture display section ........27
Updating the display of Memory Card contents (connection)...................................27
Changing the picture format .....................................................................................27
Making the album .....................................................................................................28

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DPOF Setting........................................................................... 29
Adding print informations to the Memory Card (DPOF Setting)............................... 29
Searching for pictures............................................................ 30
Searching by file name ............................................................................................ 30
Find by Date ............................................................................................................ 31
SlideShow................................................................................ 32
Playback SlideShow ................................................................................................ 32
SD SlideShow.......................................................................................................... 34
Saving the SlideShow.............................................................................................. 34
Printing pictures ..................................................................... 37
Printing the picture................................................................................................... 37
Printing the list of pictures displayed (Index-printing) .............................................. 39
Printing the picture easily (Simple print) .................................................................. 41
Attaching a picture to an e-mail ............................................ 42
Attaching a picture to an e-mail automatically ......................................................... 42
Display bar .............................................................................. 43
[Toolbars]................................................................................................................. 43
[View Type Bar] ....................................................................................................... 44
[Launcher Bar] ......................................................................................................... 44
[Status Bar] .............................................................................................................. 44
Context menu .......................................................................... 45
Menu ........................................................................................ 46
Troubleshooting (Q&A) ............................................................. 49
Caution for Use ....................................................................... 50

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Introduction
≥ Microsoft® Windows® is the registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation, USA in
America and other countries.
≥ Apple, the Apple logo and Macintosh, MacOS are the registered trademarks of the
Apple Computer, Inc., USA.
≥ Adobe, Adobe logo, Acrobat are the trademarks of the Adobe Systems Incorporated.
≥ Intel® Pentium®II or Celeron™ is the registered trademark of the Intel Corporation in various
countries.
≥ Further, various names, organization names, products etc. mentioned herein are the
registered trademarks or trademarks of respective organizations.
≥ The actual contents and screen, and those described in these operating instructions
may differ depending on the PC operating environments used, etc. Please be aware of
this beforehand.
≥ No information is provided about basic PC operations and terms. Please refer to the
relevant PC manual.
≥ The contents of these operating instructions may be subjected to changes without prior
notice.
≥ Reproduction of these operating instructions in part or in full without permission is
prohibited.
≥ In these operating instructions, SD Viewer Version 2.0 for DSC is indicated as SD
Viewer for DSC.

Check the contents of the USB connection kit


≥ CD-ROM
[For Windows]
SD Viewer Version 2.0 for DSC
≥ Operating instructions [PDF file]
ArcSoft Software Suite
QuickTime 5.0
USB device driver for digital camera
Adobe® Acrobat® ReaderTM 5.0
[For Macintosh]
ArcSoft PhotoImpression
ArcSoft Panorama Maker
ArcSoft PhotoBase
QuickTime 5.0
≥ USB connection cable
This is the cable for connecting the USB terminal of the
Panasonic digital camera to the A-type USB terminal on
the PC.
≥ Operating instructions

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Features
The digital camera and PC are connected using the supplied USB connection cable
and pictures in the SD Memory Card allowing the Multimedia Card can be transferred
to the PC. Moreover, by using the supplied software, the still pictures in the Memory
Card can be edited and processed.

SD Viewer Version 2.0 for DSC (Windows only)


Thumbnail* of the pictures in the Memory Card can be displayed.
In addition, a SlideShow for playback on camera can be created easily.
*Thumbnail means displaying pictures in small size.

ArcSoft Software Suite (Editing and processing software)


ArcSoft PhotoImpression
Editing, processing and printing of still pictures can be done. Pictures can be stored in
albums.
ArcSoft Panorama Maker
It is possible to combine several still pictures to make panoramic photos.
ArcSoft PhotoBase
Software which enables catalogue-making by bundling files together containing still
pictures, etc.

QuickTime (Picture playback software)


To playback motion images recorded with digital camera (motion JPEG format: file
extension.MOV).

≥ For details about the supplied software and user support, please refer to the Help files
for the respective software.

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Supporting to OS
[USB Driver] Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Windows Me*1,
Windows 2000 Professional*1, Windows XP Home Edition/
XP Professional*1, Mac OS 9.X*1 and Mac OS X*1.
[SD Viewer for DSC] Windows 98SE, Windows Me, Windows 2000 Professional
Windows XP Home Edition/XP Professional.
[ArcSoft] Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Windows Me,
Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP Home Edition/
XP Professional, Mac OS 9.X and Mac OS X.
[QuickTime] Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Windows Me,
Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP Home Edition/
XP Professional*2 and Mac OS 9.X.
[Acrobat Reader] Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Windows Me,
Windows 2000 Professional and Windows XP Home
Edition/XP Professional*2.

*1 Use the standard driver equipped with OS.


*2 See the web site about QuickTime and Acrobat Reader. (QuickTime: http://
www.apple.com)(Acrobat Reader: http://www.adobe.com)

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Operating environment
[For Arcsoft Software Suite (PhotoImpression, Panorama Maker and PhotoBase)]
PC and OS: [For Windows]
DOS/V PC having Pentium/Pentium II or CeleronTM CPU of
800MHz or more recommended (includes compatible CPU),
and preloaded Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/
XP Professional, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows
Me, Windows 98SE and Windows 98
[For Macintosh]
iMac, iBook, Power Mac G3/G4, PowerBook G3/G4 with
Mac OS 9.0 or more
Graphics display: High Color (16bit) or more
Desktop environment 800 x 600 or more
Random Access Memory: [For Windows]
64MB or more (128MB or higher recommended)
[For Macintosh]
64MB or more
Hard disk: [For Windows]
275MB or more free space
[For Macintosh]
275MB or more free space
Disk drive: CD-ROM drive
Connection terminal: USB (A type)
Others: Mouse or equivalent pointing device

[For SD Viewer for DSC]


PC and OS: DOS/V PC having Intel Pentium II or CeleronTM CPU of
300MHz or more, and preloaded Microsoft Windows XP
Professional/Home Edition, Windows 2000 Professional,
Windows Me and Windows 98SE
Graphics display: High Color (16bit) or more
Desktop environment 800 x 600 or more
Random Access Memory: 32MB or more (64MB or higher recommended)
Hard disk: 30MB or more free space
Disk drive: CD-ROM drive
Connection terminal: USB (A type)
Others: Mouse or pointing device equivalent to mouse

≥ When 2 or more USB devices are connected to one PC, or when devices are
connected through USB hub or by using extension cable, operation is not
guaranteed.
≥ When connected to the keyboard USB terminal, normal function may not be
possible.

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Install guide
Installing the USB driver (For Windows)
Be sure to install the driver before connecting the digital camera to the PC. (Only for
Windows 98 and Windows 98SE) Close all software programs (even permanently
resident software) running on Windows.

1 Insert the CD-ROM.


The Set Up menu starts automatically.
≥If the Set Up menu does not start automatically,
double click on the [instmenu.exe] from the CD-
ROM.

2 Click on [USB Driver].

3 Click on [Next].

4 If the [Restarting Windows] dialog box


appears, click on [OK].
After restarting the PC, installation of the driver will
be finished.

≥ If you click on icons other than the USB driver, installation of the respective software
begins.
≥ For details about how to use the supplied software, please refer to the Help for the
respective software.
≥ When starting [SD Viewer for DSC], a message that there is no supported Memory Card
is displayed, confirm whether install of the USB driver has been finished.

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When Uninstallation of the driver or software is
necessary (For Windows)
1 Click on [Start] >>> [Control Panel], and select [Add/Remove
Programs].

2 Select the software or the driver which you want to uninstall


procedure.
Select when uninstalling
[Arcsoft Software Suite] [PhotoImpression], [Panorama Maker] or
[PhotoBase]
[SD Viewer for DSC] [SD Viewer for DSC]
[QuickTime] [QuickTime]
[Acrobat Reader 5.0] [Acrobat Reader]
[Panasonic USB Storage Driver] [USB Driver]

3 Click on [Add/Remove].
≥Repeat 2-3 if you want to uninstall more driver or software.
<Uninstalling the SD Viewer for DSC, the USB driver>
On clicking [SD Viewer], [USB Driver] on the Set Up menu screen, uninstall procedure
begins automatically.
≥ Depending on the OS, the uninstallation procedure may vary.
For details, please refer to operating instructions of the OS used.
≥ When using a Macintosh PC, it is not necessary to uninstall the driver.

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Installing the supplied software (for Macintosh)

2 1 Insert the CD-ROM.


The folder is automatically displayed.

2 Double click on the folder containing the


software to be installed.
[ArcSoft]/[English]:
Select 1 of the 3 software programs and double click to
start installation.
[QuickTime Installer]/[English]:
Installation of QuickTime begins.

≥After carefully reading the displayed contents, please start the installation
according to the instructions.

≥ For details about how to use the supplied software, please refer to the Help menu for the
respective software.
≥ When using a Windows PC, click on the software to be installed from the Set Up menu
(P8).

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Connecting PC and Digital Camera
When using Windows 98/Windows 98SE, only connect after installing the driver (P8).

The DMC-FZ1 is used for illustration of Digital camera.

A/V
OUT

USB

A To USB terminal
B To USB connection terminal

1 Insert the Memory Card in the digital camera, and close the memory
card door.

2 Turn on the digital camera, and set to Playback mode.

3 Connect using the supplied USB connection cable.


≥Camera automatically changes to PC connection mode.
≥When connecting, use the AC adaptor as the digital camera power source. (When
using the battery, the data being transmitted may be damaged if the battery power
consumes)

≥ When the card access indication of the digital camera is lit, please do not disconnect the
USB connection cable. The software may not function correctly and damage the data
being transmitted. Please refer to the digital camera operating instructions.
≥ During connection, if a message is displayed that the file is not found, please see
P49.

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Checking that the digital camera is recognized
correctly
[For Windows]

1 Ensure that the [Removable Disk] is


included in [My Computer].
Drive name (H: etc.) varies with the PC being
used.

≥If camera does not operate correctly, please check the


connection again.

[For Macintosh]

1 Ensure that the [untitled] icon is displayed


on the desktop.

≥If camera does not operate correctly, please check the


connection again.

<Folders in the Memory Card>


Still pictures or motion images recorded with the digital camera are saved in the following
folders within the Memory Card.
Names may automatically change as [100_PANA]
([101_PANA], [102_PANA]...)
Saving still pictures (file extension .JPG), motion images
(file extension.MOV) recorded by digital camera
[MISC]
Saving DPOF Set up data (AUTPLAY1.MRK)

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Removing the USB connection cable safely
[For Windows]
If the USB connection cable is removed or the power switched off while the PC is working,
an error dialog box may appear. In such cases, click on [OK] to close the dialog box. To
remove the USB connection cable without the error dialog box being displayed, proceed as
follows.

1 1 Double click icon on the task tray.


The Hardware removal dialog box appears.

2 Click on [USB Mass Storage Device], and


2 click on [Stop].

3 Confirm that the [USB Mass Storage


Device] is selected, click on [OK].

4 Click on [OK].
The USB connection cable can be safely removed.

≥Depending on OS Windows 98SE, etc. the icon for safe


removal may not be displayed in the task tray. (There will
be no display depending on the set up of the OS) Make
sure that the card access indication of the digital camera
3 is off, then remove the cable. Please refer to the digital
camera operating instructions.

[For Macintosh]

1 Drop the [untitled] icon which appeared


when you connected the digital camera
with the USB connection cable into the
recycle bin, then disconnect the USB
connection cable.

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Starting the SD Viewer for DSC
Before starting, install the SD Viewer for DSC from the Set Up menu (P8).
Before using for the first time, click on [Readme] from [Start] >>> [All Program] >>>
[Panasonic] >>> [SD Viewer for DSC], please read the supplementary explanation or
updated information.

Starting the SD Viewer for DSC


1 Click on [Start] >>> [All Programs] >>>
[Panasonic] >>> [SD Viewer for DSC] >>> [SD
Viewer for DSC]
Or
When the indication of removable disc appears,
click on [List images] >>> [OK].

If the Memory Card has been inserted, the Memory Card


image is displayed.
≥ If the Memory Card has not been inserted, the message [There is no supported
memory card.] is displayed.
On clicking [OK], SD Viewer for DSC starts.
≥ It is also possible to start by double clicking on the shortcut icon on the desktop.
≥ Please do not disconnect the USB connection cable when SD Viewer for DSC is in use.
The software may not function correctly and damage the data being transmitted.
≥ To view the installed operating instructions, Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 or higher is
required. Please install Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 from the supplied CD-ROM.

Closing the SD Viewer for DSC


1 Click on [File] >>> [Exit].

≥It is also possible to close by clicking on the [x] in


the top right-hand corner of the SD Viewer for
DSC.

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SD Viewer for DSC screen

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1 [Folder Bar]
Folder structure in the Memory Card or hard disk is displayed.
•File explorer and Album are displayed.
2 [Launcher Bar] (P44)
If you register an application, you can start the application by one click. Preview is
registered at the default setting.
3 [View Type Bar] (P44)
It is possible to select the picture type displayed in the picture display section. Pictures
of only the type selected are displayed.
4 [Tool bars] (P43)
By clicking on the respective buttons, it is possible to perform various operations.
5 Picture display section
JPEG, MOV, TIFF, BMP etc. files in the folder are displayed with thumbnail. Other files
are displayed as icons. File data, etc. is also displayed.
•If the number of pictures in a folder is large, it may take time displaying the thumbnails.
•Some files of TIFF or MOV which were recorded by other products than Panasonic
digital cameras may not be displayed with thumbnail.
6 [Status Bar] (P44)
Displays the status of the selected folder.
[Files]: Displays the number of files present in the displayed folder.
[Displayed]: Displays the number of files shown in the picture display section.
[Selections]: Displays the number of files selected.

≥ To display anything other than the picture display section, select Display/Hide from the
[View] menu.
≥ Depending on the PC being used, scrolling in the picture display section with a scrolling
mouse may not be possible.

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Changing the picture
display
Changing the display format in
the picture display section

1 Select the display format from [View] >>>


[Image View Type].
[Thumbnail]
File names and thumbnails are displayed.
≥It is also possible to display by clicking on [ ]

in the Tool bar.


[File Data]
Thumbnail and file name, type, file size, creation
date, date last modified, size of the picture, number
of colors used and DPOF setting numbers are
displayed.
≥It is also possible to display by clicking on [ ]

in the Tool bar.


[Camera data]
File name, model name, date/time shot, shutter
speed, aperture value, ISO sensitivity, exposure +/-,
white balance, flash, and simple mode are
displayed.
≥It is also possible to display by clicking on [ ] in
the Tool bar.
[Details]
File name, size, type, date and time last modified,
picture data (picture size, colors etc.) are displayed
in a list.
≥By clicking on the respective tabs, it is possible to
change the order of pictures.
≥By right-clicking on the respective tabs, it is
possible to display details of the selected item.

≥It is also possible to display by clicking on [ ]

in the Tool bar.

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Changing the thumbnail
display size

1 Select the size for display from [View] >>>


[Image Size].
≥5 types of sizes can be selected.
≥It is also possible to select the display size by
clicking on [ 4 ] in the Tool bar.

Rearrangement of pictures
1 Select the display order from [View] >>>
[Sort].
The display order changes.
≥Selection can be made from [Name], [Size], [Type],
[Modified] etc.
≥Selection cannot be made from the picture data.
≥If [in Descending Order] is checked, the selected
display order is displayed in descending order.

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Displaying only the desired
pictures
1 Select the type of the file to be displayed
from [View] >>> [Image Format].
Only the selected type of files are displayed.
[ALL] :Displaying all files
[IMAGE] :Displaying all picture formats that can
be displayed as thumbnails in SD
Viewer for DSC
[JPEG] :Displaying JPEG files
(file extension.jpg)
[TIFF] :Displaying TIFF files
(file extension.tif)
[MOV] :Displaying MOV files
(file extension.mov)
[Selected Data]
:Displaying selected files (P19)
[Found] :Displaying pictures found during
search
≥ It is also possible to select the format of the picture for
display by clicking on the button in the [View Type Bar]
(P44) at the bottom of the screen.

Displaying DPOF informations


1 Select [View] >>> [Display DPOF
information].
When displaying the thumbnails, DPOF informations
are displayed.
≥The number of sheets set to DPOF is displayed.
Click on the number, and use 3/4 buttons to set
the number of sheets.
≥DPOF informations are displayed only when the
JPEG files are recorded by a digital camera to a
Memory Card.
≥[Display DPOF information] can be selected only
when displaying the thumbnails.

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Operating pictures
Selecting pictures
1 1 Click on the folder containing the picture in
[File explorer] of [Folder Bar].
Files in the folder are displayed.

2 Select the picture by clicking on it.


A blue frame appears around the selected picture.

<Selecting multiple pictures>


Select by holding down the [Ctrl] key and clicking on
each desired picture
<Selecting a continuous range of multiple
pictures>
2 After selecting the first picture, complete the
selection by holding down the [Shift] key and clicking
on the last picture
<Selecting all displayed pictures>
Click on [Edit] >>> [Select All]
<Canceling the selection>
Click on [Edit] >>> [Deselect All]
<Swap selected pictures with pictures which are
not selected>
Click on [Edit] >>> [Invert Selection]
≥ Files can be selected by dragging a mouse around the
desired file. A white frame appears when dragging a
mouse.

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Enlarging still pictures
1 Select the picture, and double click on it.
1 ≥The picture is enlarged as large as the monitor
size, and the operation panel appears on the
bottom-right corner.
≥ When the aspect ratio of the picture differs from
that of the monitor, black areas will appear at the
edge of the screen.

2 Click on [ ( )] on the operation panel


to go forward (backward).
≥By clicking [ ( )], the first (last) picture of
the folder is displayed.

2 3 Click on [ ] on the operational panel to


return to the previous display.

Playing back motion images


Check that Quick Time is already installed.

1 Select [MOV] or [ALL] from [View] >>>


[Image Format].

2 Double click on MOV files (file


extension.mov) to start Quick Time.

3 Click on [ ] to play back motion images.


≥ By clicking thumbnails, thumbnails of motion images
are played back.

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Using the Preview
1 Select a still picture, and click on the
1 Preview icon on [Launcher Bar].
≥The Preview screen is displayed.

2 Select the file using [ ].


≥By clicking [ ( )], the next (previous)
2 picture of the folder is displayed.
≥By clicking [ ( )], the first (last) picture of
the folder is displayed.
■Change the picture size
Click on [Tool] >>> [Resize].
≥You can select from 10% to 150%.
■Rotate the picture
Click on [Tool] >>> [Rotate].
≥You can select 90°/180°to the right or 90°to the
left.
■Insert characters to pictures
1 1  Click on [Tool] >>> [Character Input].
2  Drag the mouse to set the area to insert characters.
3  Insert characters.
≥By selecting [Font setting], you can set the font
name, style, size or color.
≥The setting of the font is applied to all the
characters which are being inserted.
≥Characters may not be inserted if the selected
area is too small. We recommend you to set the
sufficient area.
4  Click on a subject other than the area to which
characters inserted, and fix the characters.
2 ≥Once characters are fixed, you cannot change the
characters any more.
≥ When you save the pictures, which were changed by
using the Preview, directly to a Memory Card, the
pictures cannot be played back by a camera. In order to
play back the pictures by a camera, save the pictures to
the hard disc of a PC, and then copy them to a Memory
Card by using SD Viewer for DSC. (P23)

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Saving files edited by the
Preview
1 1 Click on [File] >>> [Save As].
≥The saving screen is displayed.

2 Select the place to save files.

3 Insert the file name, and select the file type.

4 Click on [Save].
≥When saved by the JPEG format, picture quality
options appear. Select the picture quality and click
on [OK].
≥When the file saved by the preview is not displayed
on SD Viewer for DSC, click on [View] >>>
[Refresh].
≥When you save the pictures recorded by a digital
2 camera by selecting [Save As], recording
informations etc. will be cancelled.

≥ When you do not fix the inserted characters before


saving the file, the inserted characters will not be
saved. Please fix the inserted characters before saving
the file.
≥ When you save the pictures, which were changed by
using the Preview, directly to a Memory Card, the
pictures cannot be played back by a camera. In order to
3 play back the pictures by a camera, save the pictures to
the hard disc of a PC, and then copy them to a Memory
Card by using SD Viewer for DSC. (P23)

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Copying pictures to another
folder
1 1 Select the picture to be copied, and click on
[Edit] >>> [Copy].

2 Select the target folder with the [Folder Bar],


click on the picture display section, and
click on [Edit] >>> [Paste].
≥It is also possible to drag and drop a picture copy
to the target folder with the [Ctrl] key held down.


Copying from the Memory
Card to the PC
1 Click on [Tool] >>> [Copying memory card].
≥You can also copy the memory card data by
clicking [ ] on the tool bar.

2 Select the place to copy.


1 ≥By checking marks on [Automatic sorting by month
of taking] or [Automatic sorting by date of taking],
files are divided to folders according to the
recorded month/date.
≥Files are automatically named as the recorded
date/hour/min./sec. when selecting [Automatic
sorting by month of taking], and the recorded hour/
min./sec. when selecting [Automatic sorting by
date of taking].

3 Click on [OK].
≥Folders/files are named automatically as follows;
Folders of recorded month: 6 figures (for example,
[102002])
Files of recorded month: 8 figures (for example,

2, 3 [30123456])
Folders of recorded date: 8 figures (for example,
[10302002])
Files of recorded date: 6 figures (for example,
[123456])
≥Files recorded by a camera without clock settings
are copied to [000000] or [00000000] folders.
≥Pictures recorded by other cameras than
Panasonic digital cameras may not be divided to
folders properly.
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Copying an image to the
Memory Card
1 1 Select the picture to be copied, and drag
and drop into the [xxx_PANA] folder in the
DCIM folder of the Memory Card.
The picture is converted to the JPEG file that can be
played back on the digital camera, and copied.
≥The file name is automatically inserted.

Moving pictures to another


folder
1 Select the image to be shifted and click on
[Edit] >>> [Cut].
1 2 Select the target folder with the [Folder Bar],
click on the picture display section, and
click on [Edit] >>> [Paste].
Once an image is shifted, you cannot return it to its original
location with [Edit] >>> [Undo].
≥ You can also move a picture by holding the [Shift] key
down, then dragging and dropping. (If dragged and
dropped to a different drive, the picture will be copied.)

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Deleting a picture
1 1 Select the picture to be deleted, and click on
[Edit] >>> [Delete].
A confirmation message of file deletion is displayed.

2 Click on [Yes].
You cannot retrieve a deleted picture using [Edit]
>>> [Undo].
≥It is also possible to delete by pressing the [Delete]
key.

2 Renaming a picture
1 Select the picture whose name has to be
changed, and click on [File] >>> [Rename].

1 2 Enter the name and click on [OK].


≥It is also possible to right click on the picture and
click on [Rename] from the Context menu. (P45)
≥A picture selected in the picture display section
can also be renamed by clicking on its name.

Rotating a picture
1 Select the picture to be rotated, and select
the direction of rotation or angle from [Tool]
2 >>> [Rotate].
≥It is also possible to right click on the picture and
click on [Rotate] from the Context menu. (P45)
≥The rotated picture is overwritten on the original
picture.
≥When the rotated picture is displayed on the other
1 application, it may not be displayed as the rotated
picture.
≥Pictures recorded by other cameras than
Panasonic digital cameras may not be rotated.

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Changing the picture size
When the picture size is changed, the picture is renamed.

1 Select the picture, and click on [Tool] >>>


[Resize].
■When selecting [Size change with image size
prioritised]
≥You can change the picture size at random or set
the rate of enlargement/reduction.
≥The file size is also changed according to the
change of the picture size.
≥The range of the picture size setting is 1 – 4000.
≥The range of the rate of enlargement/reduction is
10 – 200.
≥ By right-clicking the picture, you can select [Resize] in
the context menu.
■When selecting [Size change with file size prioritised]
≥You can change the file size to [About 50KB],
[About 100KB] or [About 300KB].
≥The picture size is also changed according to the
change of the file size.
≥When checking a mark on [Applies to all files], the
change of the file size is applied to all the selected
pictures.

Making the picture into Wallpaper


1 Right click on the picture which is to be
made into Wallpaper, and click on [Set as
Wallpaper].
The picture will be displayed on the desktop.
≥If the wallpaper is not displayed on the desktop, to
display it click on the desktop and press key [F5].

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Updating the display contents
in the Folder Bar or the picture
display section
1 Click on [View] >>> [Refresh].

≥It is also possible to update by clicking on [ ]


on the toolbar.
Please update the folder display after copying or
moving a picture.

Updating the display of


Memory Card contents
(connection)
1 Confirm that the Memory Card has been
properly inserted in the digital camera, and
click on [Tool] >>> [Memory Card Check].
Displays the Memory Card contents are updated. (If
2 or more Memory Cards are read, the next card’s
contents are displayed)
≥If the Memory Card has not been inserted, please
load it.
≥For details about how to insert the Memory Card,
please refer to the digital camera operating
instructions.

≥ It is also possible to update by clicking on [ ] on the


toolbar.
After replacing the Memory Card, please perform the
above operation.

Changing the picture format


1 Select the picture whose format is to be
changed, and select the picture format from
[Tool] >>> [Image Format Conversion].
Picture format is changed.
≥Multiple pictures can be selected and changed.
BMP format
A common file format for pictures used in Windows.
JPEG format
A data compression format widely used in digital cameras.

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Making the album
You can register pictures saved in the hardware of the PC

1 to the album.

1 Only when adding the album, right-click on


the album and select [New album].

2 Insert the name.

3 Select the picture desired to be registered,


and click on [Edit] >>> [Copy].
≥You can select one or more pictures.

4 Select the desired album from [Album] in


2 [Folder bar], and then click on the picture
display section to select [Edit] >>> [Paste].
≥You can register the picture to the album by
dragging and dropping the picture into the album.
≥You can register the picture to the album by right-
clicking on the album and selecting [Add to album].
3 ≥When the registered picture is in the card inserted
to a camera, the picture will be deleted from the
album if the camera is disconnected.
≥When the original picture is deleted or moved, you
cannot display the picture from the album.
≥You can delete the album by right-clicking on the
album and selecting [Delete]. The original picture
will not be deleted.

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DPOF Setting
Adding print informations to the Memory Card
(DPOF Setting)

1 Select the picture for DPOF set up, and


click on [Tool] >>> [DPOF Setting].
≥DPOF can be set only to the pictures of JPEG/
TIFF formats in a Memory Card recorded by a
digital camera.
≥Multiple pictures can be selected for DPOF set
up.

2 After setting up with the [DPOF


Setting] screen, click on [OK].
The set up details are recorded in the Memory
Card.
[Name]
Selects the picture for the DPOF set up.
•Use the [ 4 ] or [ 2 ], [ 1 ] keys to select the picture set up. (Only when multiple
pictures are selected in the picture display section)
[Print this file?]
By clicking on [Print], you can specify the number of pages to be printed.
•If you do not want to print, click on [Do not print].
[Specify the number of sheets to be printed.]
Uses the [ 3 ], [ 4 ] keys to set the number of sheets to be printed. (You can set 1 to 999
sheets)
•If [Do not print] is selected, you cannot set a number.
•For pictures on a non-compatible Memory Card, DPOF set up is not possible.
•The details of DPOF set up are saved in the Memory Card [MISC] folder as a file with
the name [AUTPRINT.MRK].
•After set up, the DPOF data saved in the Memory Card will be useful with DPOF
compatible printers, etc.
≥ If [Apply All] is clicked, the same set up can be applied to all the selected pictures.

<DPOF is the abbreviation for>


Digital Print Order Format, with which the print information, for use with DPOF-compatible
systems, can be included on pictures in the Memory Card. If files that are not compatible
with DPOF are selected, the DPOF dialog box is not displayed.

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Searching for pictures
Searching by file name

1 Select the folder containing the file to be


found, and click on [Tool] >>> [Find] >>>
[Find by Name].
The Search screen is displayed.

2 Set up the search conditions, and click on


[Find Now].

≥ [Find Data]: Enter the file name to be found.


≥ [Find in]: The file which is the subject of search is set up.

[Search files displayed]


Finds from the currently displayed files.
≥[Add to current search result list]: When checking a mark, the picture is added to
the search result list.

[Search the search result list]


Searches the search results further.

≥ [Search Method]: Set up the search method.


[Inclusive]
Finds those containing the phrase entered with [Find Data]
[Not Inclusive]
Finds those that do not contain the phrase entered with [Find Data]
[Perfect Match]
Finds those which are an exact match with the phrase entered with [Find Data]

≥ If [Tool] >>> [Clear Finding] is selected, the search display will disappear. To
return to the normal display of thumbnail list, select the picture display type on
the [View Type Bar] (P44) at the bottom of the screen.

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Find by Date
1 Select the folder/album containing the file
to be found, and click on [Tool] >>> [Find]
>>> [Find by Date].
The Search screen is displayed.

2 Set up the search conditions, and click on


[Find Now].

≥ [Date Found]: Enter the date of the file to be found.


≥ [Find in]: The file which is the subject of search is set up.

[Search files displayed]


Finds from the currently displayed files.
≥ [Add to current search result list]: When checking a mark, the picture is added to the
search result list.
[Search the search result list]
Searches the search results further.

≥ [Search Method]: Set up the search method.


[Within Range]
Finds the file with the date range entered in [Date Found]
[Outside Range]
Finds the file beyond the date range entered in [Date Found]

≥ If [Tool] >>> [Clear Finding] is selected, the search display will disappear. To
return to the normal display of thumbnail list, select the picture display type on
the [View Type Bar] (P44) at the bottom of the screen.

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SlideShow
Playback SlideShow
1 Pictures that can be used with the SlideShow are of
BMP, JPEG and TIFF formats.

1 Click on [Tool] >>> [SlideShow].


[Read Image Setup] screen is displayed.
≥It is also possible to start the SlideShow by
clicking on [ ] in the Toolbar.

2 Select the pictures to be included in the


SlideShow and click on [OK].
[SlideShow] screen is displayed.
2 ≥If the selected pictures are to be set up as
pictures to be included in the SlideShow, then
please select the pictures in advance.

3 Click on the seconds for display at the top


right of the picture to display the [Set play
time] screen, set up the playback
duration, and click on [OK].
≥The playback duration that can be set up is 0 to
99 seconds.
3 ≥Depending on the picture size displayed, the
display duration may be longer than the set up
time.
≥For details about the set up of [Set play time]
screen, please refer to P33.

4 Click on [Config] in the [SlideShow]


4 screen to display the [SlideShow setting]
screen, and after specifying the required
set up, click on [OK].
You will be returned to the [SlideShow] screen.
≥For details about the set up of [SlideShow
setting] screen, please refer to P33.

5 5 Click on [Start] in the [SlideShow] screen.


SlideShow begins.

Particular BMP or some files of JPEG/TIFF formats


which were recorded by other products than
Panasonic digital cameras may not be played back.

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≥ To close the SlideShow, click on the Esc key.
≥ It is also possible to add the pictures from the picture display section by dragging and
dropping onto the [SlideShow] screen.
≥ You can change the order of the pictures in the [SlideShow] screen by dragging and
dropping.
<Operating SlideShow with mouse>
On the [SlideShow setting] screen, by checking mark on [Switch by Mouse Click], you can
play back SlideShow using the mouse. Press the left mouse button to advance to the next
slide or the right mouse button to return to the previous slide. (If the Esc key on the
keyboard is pressed, the SlideShow will be closed)

<[Set play time] screen>


[Play time]
The playback duration is set up by clicking on
[ 3 ], [ 4 ].
[Apply All]
The playback duration set applies to all pictures.
[Cancel]
Cancels the set up.

<[SlideShow setting] screen>


[Slide Switch Method]
The display interval of the pictures is set up.
[Automatic Switch by Timer]: Set up the screen picture
duration with [ 3 ], [ 4 ]
[Apply All]: When check marked, the picture display
duration applies to all pictures
[Repeat]: When check marked, the SlideShow display
is repeated
[Switch by Mouse Click]: Each picture changes with a
mouse click
[Slide Image Size]
The size of the picture displayed as a slide is set up.
[Original Image Size]: SlideShow displays the original size of the picture
[SD SlideShow Size]: SlideShow displays with size 640 x 480
[Desktop Size]: SlideShow displays with desktop size
[Background Color Setting]
Click on [ 4 ] to select the SlideShow background color
[Music file]
Select the Wave file (file extension.wav), and set the BGM of the SlideShow.
The Wave file can be played back only with the PCM format.

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SD SlideShow
SD SlideShow is a function by which a SlideShow produced by combining JPEG format
pictures saved in the PC or pictures taken with the digital camera to be viewed easily on a
television by using a digital camera (only compatible types).
≥ For details about the method of playback the SD SlideShow, please refer to the digital
camera operating instructions.

Saving the SlideShow


You can only save a set up with JPEG format pictures. Please convert the picture
format to JPEG format. (P27)

1 1 After setting up the SlideShow, click on


[Save] on the [SlideShow] screen.
[Save SlideShow data] screen is displayed.

2 Select the format for saving, and click on


[OK].
≥You can only save one SlideShow set up.
2 <If [Saving onto the card as SD SlideShow] is
selected>
≥By using a digital camera that is compatible with the SD
SlideShow function, it is possible to begin to playback of
the SlideShow with simple operations.
≥A [SLIDE1] folder is created automatically in the Memory
Card, and a picture that is resized to a 640 x 480 pixels
element suitable for playback on television is saved in the
folder.
≥When the PC is in a status in which it is capable of
writing data to 2 or more Memory Cards (card slot and
digital camera etc.), please select the card for saving.
≥[Background Color Setting] and [Music file] will not be
saved.
≥When you set the SD SlideShow by SD Viewer for DSC
and save it, the previously saved SD SlideShow/normal
SlideShow will be overwritten. However, the SlideShow
set by a digital camera will not be overwritten.

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<If [Saving onto the card as normal SlideShow] is selected>
≥ Only the playback time and playback order are saved, and a copy of the picture is not
saved.
≥ Only the set up of pictures in the Memory Card can be saved.
≥ [Background Color Setting] and [Music file] will not be saved.
≥ When you set the normal SlideShow by SD Viewer for DSC and save it, the previously
saved SD SlideShow/normal SlideShow will be overwritten. However, the SlideShow set
by a digital camera will not be overwritten.
<If [Save SlideShow in executable form] is selected>
≥ You can save the SlideShow data to a PC in executable form.
≥ Even when the digital camera is disconnected, SlideShow can be started by double-
clicking the file in executable form.
<If [The SlideShow is set for screen saver] is selected>
≥ The waiting time can be set from 1 to 99 minutes.
≥ [Sdv-scr] will appear on the screen saver setting display.

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<[SlideShow] screen menu>
[File] menu
[Add]
Adds pictures to [SlideShow] screen.
[Read SlideShow data from card]
Reads the SlideShow setup saved in the Memory Card.
[Save SlideShow data]
Saves SlideShow data to the Memory Card.
•[Save] on the [SlideShow] screen works the same as
above, same function.
[Exit]
Closes the [SlideShow] screen.

[Edit] menu
[Undo]
Cancels the previous operation.
[Cut]
Cuts the selected picture.
[Delete]
Deletes the selected picture.
[Paste]
Pastes the cut picture.

[Config] Menu
Displays [SlideShow setting] screen.

[Help] Menu
Displays [About SlideShow] screen.

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Printing pictures
1 Printing the picture
1 Select the picture to be printed and click on
[File] >>> [Print].
≥You can print it from [ ] on the tool bar.

2 Click [ ] to select a printer.


≥You can also carry out the printer setting by
selecting [File] >>> [Print Setup] in the file menu.


3 To change the direction of the image,
click [ ].
≥Each clicking rotates the image by 90° clockwise.
≥The dotted frame in red and black is an area to be
printed.

3 4 If you wish to print the image in


alignment with the paper size, check
[Trimming].
≥If trimming is not applied, the whole image will be
printed. (If the aspect ratio of the paper is different
from that of the image, blank spaces will be left top
4 and bottom or left and right)

5 If you trim the image, drag the image to


adjust the printing area.
≥To fine-adjust, click [ ], [ ], [ ], [ ]
to set the printing position for the image.
≥Click [Center], and the center of the paper and that
5,6 of the image are aligned.

6 Click [Print].
7 Click [Yes].
≥The number of copies set in the print setting
screen is printed instead of that set in the DPOF
7 setting.

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■To add the date shot
You can print a picture adding the date shot.

1 Click [4] for the date position on the print preview screen to select the
position in which the date is to be superimposed.
• Click [None], and the date is not superimposed.
2 Drag the date section to the position in which the date is to be printed.
•Right-click the date section and select [Change of color], and the color for the date
section can be changed. (Click any color on the color setting screen to be displayed
and click [OK].)
•The date is superimposed in the order of setting of [Regional Options] in [Control
panel].
•The date display of a digital camera is not superimposed to pictures but saved in files
as data. Therefore, the printed date display may be different from the date display of the
camera.
•If you set the date position at the edge of the printing area, the date may be cut when
using some kinds of printers.
•The date may not be printed properly if pictures are recorded by the digital camera
without date settings or recorded by other products than the Panasonic digital camera.

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Printing the list of pictures
displayed
(Index-printing)

1 1 Display the pictures whose list is to be


printed, and click on [File] >>> [Index Print].
Print preview screen is displayed.
≥By clicking on the [View Type Bar] at the bottom of
the screen, the pictures to be printed are
displayed.
≥Files that cannot be displayed as thumbnails are
printed as file icons.

2 Confirm the preview screen, and click on


[Print].
Printing starts.

2 ≥ It is also possible to Index-print by clicking on [ ] in


the Toolbar.

<Index-print preview screen menu>


[Print]: Prints the index.
[Next Page]: Displays the next page.
[Prev Page]: Displays the previous page.
[One Page] / [Two Page]: Displays in units of 1 page (or 2
pages).
[Zoom In]: Enlarges the picture display.
[Zoom Out]: Shrinks the picture display.

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[Settings]: Sets the printer name, paper size, paper feed form and paper aspect.
The index-print options can be set as follows.

■Index file
≥All files:
All files in the picture display section are printed.
≥Selected file:
The selected file is printed.
■Printing method
≥Thumbnail printing:
The thumbnail and file name are printed.
≥Printing file information:
The thumbnail, file name, file kind, picture size and date/time shot are printed.
≥Printing camera information:
The thumbnail, file name, picture size, name of manufacturer, model name, date/
time shot, shutter speed, aperture value, exposure +/-, white balance, flash and
ISO sensitivity are printed.
■Thumbnail size (only for thumbnail printing)
≥Large size:
The thumbnail is printed as large size.
≥Medium size:
The thumbnail is printed as medium size.
≥Small size:
The thumbnail is printed as small size.
≥Size fitting the paper:
The thumbnail size is automatically adjusted so that all pictures are printed on the
paper selected.

[Close]: Closes the Index-print preview screen.

The setup varies with the printer used. Please refer to the printer operating
instructions.

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Printing the picture easily
(Simple print)
1 You can print the pictures recorded in simple mode of the
digital camera. The printing size is automatically adjusted
to the size which was selected by digital camera when
recording.

1 Select the picture to be printed and click on


[File] >>> [Simple Print].
You can print a number of pictures on a paper as far
as pictures fit into the paper.
≥You can print it from [ ] on the tool bar.

2 Click [ ] to select a printer.


≥You can also carry out the printer setting by
2 selecting [File] >>> [Print Setup] in the file menu.

3 Only when the selected pictures are not fit


into the paper, click on [Next page] or
[Previous page] to select the picture to be
printed.
≥When checking a mark on [Printing all pages], all
the selected pictures are printed.

4 Click [Print].
3 5 Click [Yes].
≥The number of copies set in the print setting
screen is printed instead of that set in the DPOF
setting.

4 ≥ When checking a mark on [Printing date], the date shot


is superimposed. (In simple print, the color and position
of the date cannot be changed)
≥ If you use simple print function to print the pictures
which were recorded in other modes than simple mode,
the printing size will not be adjusted automatically.

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Attaching a picture to an
e-mail
Attaching a picture to an e-mail
1 automatically
1 Select the picture to be attached and click
on [Tool] >>> [Attach to mail].
≥The mail application starts and the message box
opens with the picture attached.

≥You can attach a picture to a mail from [ ] on


the tool bar.
≥When the selected picture is JPEG format or the
size of selected picture is more than 1024x768, it
is changed to 1024x768 when attached to a mail.
When the file size is more than 300KB, it is
changed to 300KB when attached to a mail.

■When unable to attach a picture to an e-mail


Please set up the mail application. After finishing SD
Viewer for DSC, carry out following procedures.
1  Start the mail application to be set.
≥If it is the first time to start the application, set the
mail address etc.
2  When the message [Set to the standard application?]
is displayed, select [Yes].
≥The message may not be displayed or the
message may be different according to the
application or the setting of the application. When
the message is not displayed, select the standard
mail application in the application setting.
≥Attaching a picture to a mail may be impossible
according to the application.
≥Please refer to the operating instructions of the
mail application.

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Display bar
[Toolbars]
You can display the Toolbar by selecting [View] >>> [Toolbars]. It is set to Display when
checkmarked, and Hide if the checkmark is removed.

[Standard Bar]
1  The file information and picture information for the selected picture are displayed.
2  Prints the selected picture. (P37)
3  Index-prints the displayed thumbnail pictures. (P39)
4  Prints the pictures recorded in simple mode. (P41)
[View Format Bar]
5  By clicking on [ 4 ], display size of thumbnail is set up. (P17)
6  Pictures are displayed with thumbnail. (P16)
7  Pictures are displayed with thumbnail and file data. (P16)
8  Pictures are displayed with thumbnail and camera data. (P16)
9  Displays with detailed information. In this format, picture is not displayed. (P16)
[Tool Bar]
10  After setting up the SlideShow, the SlideShow is carried out. (P32)
11  Backs up the data in the Memory Card to PC and saves. (P23)
After clicking, select the destination for saving.
12  Refreshes the folder display or the picture display section. (P27)
13  Refreshes the display of Memory Card contents (connection), or recognizes another
Memory Card. (P27)
14  Attaches the picture to an e-mail automatically.
[Help Bar]
15  Displays the version information of the SD Viewer for DSC.
16  Starts the PDF operating instructions of the SD Viewer for DSC.

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[View Type Bar]
You can select the type of picture to be displayed in the picture display section.

[Launcher Bar]
On clicking, the selected picture is displayed using the registered application.

[Status Bar]
Displays information such as the number of files registered, number of displays, number of
pictures currently selected, etc.

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Context menu
<Picture display section> Converts the picture to Wallpaper. (P26)
When the mouse pointer is on the picture in [Rename]
the picture display section, right click to Changes the picture file name. (P25)
display it. [Properties]
Displays the picture information. (P46)

<[Folder Bar]>
When the mouse pointer is on the folder
name in the [Folder Bar], right click to
display it.

[New Folder]/[New Album]


[Open]
Creates a new folder/album.
Opens the picture using the application
[Rename]
linked to [Open] files.
Changes the folder/album name.
[Cut]
[Cut] (Only for File explorer)
Removes the picture. (P24)
Removes the folder.
[Copy]
[Copy]
Copies the picture. (P23)
Copies the folder/album.
[Paste]
[Delete]
The picture, which is removed or copied, is
Deletes the folder/album.
pasted to the specified location. (P23)
[Paste]
[Delete]
Pastes the folder/album which is copied or
Deletes the picture. (P25)
removed.
[Image Format Conversion]
[Add to album] (Only for album)
Changes the picture format. (P27)
Adds the picture to the album.
[Rotate]
Rotates the picture. (P25)
[Resize]
Changes the picture size. (P26)
[DPOF Setting]
The DPOF is set up for pictures in the
Memory card. (P29)
[Attach to mail]
Attaches the picture to an e-mail. (P42)
[Set as Wallpaper]
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Menu
<[File] menu> <[Edit] menu>

[Undo]
[New Folder]/[New Album] Cancels the previous operation.
Creates a new folder/album. [Cut]
[Rename] Removes the selected picture/folder. (P24)
Changes the folder/album name or the file [Copy]
name of the picture. If the file name of the Copies the selected picture/folder/album.
picture in the Memory Card is changed, it (P23)
may not be recognized by the digital [Delete]
camera. Deletes the selected picture/folder/album.
[Properties] The picture next to the deleted picture
Displays the file information and picture moves in. (P25)
information of the selected picture. [Paste]
[Print] Pastes the picture/folder/album, which is
Prints the selected picture. (P37) removed or copied, to the specified
[Index Print] location. (P23, P24)
The registered pictures currently displayed [Select All]
are printed in the form of a list. (P39) Selects all the pictures displayed. (P19)
[Simple Print] [Deselect All]
Prints the picture recorded in simple mode. Cancels all the designated selections.
(P41) (P19)
[Print Setup] [Invert Selection]
Set up the printer for printing. Swaps the selected picture for the
(P37, P39 ,P41) unselected picture. (P19)
[Exit]
Closes the SD Viewer for DSC. (P14)

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<[View] menu> [Display DPOF information]
If check mark is included, displays DPOF
information when displaying thumbnails.
(P18)
[Refresh]
Updates the display contents of the folder
bar and picture display section with latest
information. (P27)

[Toolbars]
Selects the Tool bar to be displayed.
Displayed if check mark is present. (P43)
[View Type Bar]
If check mark is included, displays the
[View Type Bar]. (P44)
[Status Bar]
If check mark is included, displays the
[Status Bar]. (P44)
[File explorer]
If check mark is included, displays the [File
explorer]. (P15)
[Album]
If check mark is included, displays the
[Album]. (P15)
[Image View Type]
For picture display selection. (P16)
[Image Size]
For picture thumbnail display size selection.
(P17)
[Sort Image]
Rearrange picture according to the
selected condition. (P17)
[Image Format]
For selection of the type of picture to be
displayed. Only pictures of the selected
type are displayed. (P18)

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<[Tool] menu> [Attach to mail]
Attaches the picture to an e-mail. (P42)

<[Help] menu>

[Operation Manual]
The operating instructions in PDF format is
displayed.
Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 or higher is
required. (P14)
[About SD Viewer]
[Find] Version information is displayed.
Searches for the picture. (P30, P31)
[Clear Finding]
Deletes search results. (P30, P31)
[Image Format Conversion]
Changes the picture format. (P27)
[Rotate]
Rotates the picture to left or right by 90 or
180 degrees. (P25)
[Resize]
Changes the picture size. (P26)
[SlideShow]
After setting up the SlideShow, the
SlideShow is carried out. The transition of
pictures displayed varies with the setup.
(P32)
[Memory Card Check]
Checks whether the Memory Card has
been inserted, or rechecks the Memory
Card contents. After checking, if the
Memory Card has already been inserted,
the picture in the Memory Card is
displayed. (P27)
[Copying memory card]
Copies pictures in the Memory Card to the
PC. (P23)
[DPOF Setting]
The DPOF is set up for pictures in the
Memory Card. (P29)
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Troubleshooting (Q&A)
Q: Memory Card cannot be accessed.
A: Format the Memory Card using the format function of the digital camera. For
details, refer to the operating instructions of the digital camera used.
Q: A warning message that file is not found appears at the time of
connecting.
A: Insert the OS CD-ROM in the drive. If you don’t have the OS CD-ROM
because, for example, you are using a PC with the OS pre-installed, please
specify the [cabs] folder using the dialog box which searches for the driver
(C:\Windows\options\cabs etc.). The location of [cabs] may vary with the PC.
Q: Even when connected with the USB connection cable, the PC does not
recognize the digital camera.
A1: Insert the Memory Card to the digital camera, and set to [Playback mode].
A2: Click on [Start] >>>[Control Panel], and double click on the [System]. If
[Unknown device] is displayed in [Device Manager], disconnect the USB
connection cable connecting the digital camera, and install the driver again.
(P8)
A3: If the digital camera is connected to the PC before installing the driver, the
driver supplied with Windows will be installed and the digital camera may not
be recognized properly.
Q: The window is not displayed even when you click the task bar.
A: Only when using Windows 98SE, the window will not return to the original
size once it is minimized. To return to the original size, select [Restore] after
right-clicking.

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Caution for Use
≥ Please do not disconnect the USB connection cable during SD Viewer for DSC is in use.
The software may not function correctly and damage the data being transmitted.
≥ When the card access indication of the digital camera is lit or flashing, please do not
disconnect the USB connection cable. The software may not function correctly and
damage the data being transmitted. Please refer to the digital camera operating
instructions.
≥ When connecting to a PC, use an AC adaptor as the digital camera power source. If the
battery is disconnected during data transmission, there will be the risk of damage to the
data being transmitted.
≥ If you insert a Memory Card which is not for use with the digital camera, it may not be
recognized by the SD Viewer for DSC. In such cases, although it is possible to properly
recognize it by formatting with the digital camera, please be careful since the data saved
in the Memory Card will be deleted.
≥ If the number of pictures in a folder is large, it may take time displaying the thumbnail.
≥ When displaying folders in which several hundred picture files have been saved, or
creating a SlideShow using several hundred picture files, then, depending on the
operating environment, normal thumbnail display may not be possible.
≥ During SlideShow display, the picture display duration may be longer than the set up
time, depending on the picture size displayed.
≥ Since it is not possible to save the [Slide Switch Method], [Repeat], [Slide Image Size],
and [Background Color Setting] set up with the [SlideShow setting] screen, when
reading the previously saved DPOF (SlideShow Setup), setting follows:
[Slide Switch Method]: Automatic Switch by Timer
[Repeat]: OFF
[Background Color Setting]: BLACK
[Slide Image Size]: Original Image size
[Music file]: Untitled
≥ The SlideShow setup file that can work with the SD Viewer for DSC is only the
[AUTPLAY1.MRK].

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