Having problems with your Canon EOS-20D Digital Camera ?
Auto flash function not working in "P" mode...
\015 In full-auto mode (green rectangle) the flash automatically opens when needed and works fine. In "P" mode a long shutter speed is chosen, and the flash isn't chosen. I can make it pop up manually, but the camera still uses a long shutter speed. It makes for crummy pictures!\015
I found the same problem, I am a memeber of a group and have just asked them. Should have an answer soon.
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