Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera ?

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\015\012Look in the lower left corner of your LCD. You should see a letter (L, M1, M2, or S) and a shape to the left of it. If not, press the Display button until you do. Then follow the instructions on the previous response.
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Powershot continued Which icon am I to look for?

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