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Pentax istDS Digital Camera, How to set Custom White Balance in Auto Modes

\015 Can only set a manual white balance if Mode Dial is set to P, Tv, Av, or M. I thought it could also be done while set in any of the auto modes - Normal, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving,Night or Auto Pic.\015\012\015\012Should the auto focus switch be shut off when trying to set custom white balance?\015\012\015\012Thank you.\015

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Custom white balance can only be set in P, Tv, Av, or M modes. The auto modes are, well, automatic. They are all preconfigured and intended for ease of use not configurability.
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