Having problems with your Pentax *ist DS Digital Camera ?

Using Pentax lenses from 35 mm on the digital camera.....

\015 Had Pentax 35 mm film camera. Given an ist DS digital body. Not doing something right, obviously, to use the old lenses. Told they should work. Figure have to do manually, not auto. Just need to know what to do. I do have one auto lense.......wide-angle. Works fine. Others don't. Would appreciate any help you can give me.Thank you. Barb\015

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I have old Lenses that I use; you must set your lens to manual, Switch left hand front of body. That should resolve the problem.
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