How to get focus peaking highlights to show on GX7?

Started Dec 16, 2013 | Questions thread
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ycul New Member • Posts: 12
How to get focus peaking highlights to show on GX7?

I'm trying to explain how to use a GX7 to family on the other side of the world when I don't have a GX7 myself!

I've gotten them to attach an old manual lens to the GX7 via adapter, enable shoot w/o lens and flip the MF switch. The focus peaking shows when they spin the focus ring on an auto-focus lens, but they don't see it with the manual lens.

Do they have to activate the magnified view?

Is there a button or something that needs to be pressed to activate focus peaking?

Does the AF/MF switch have to be in the MF position?

Thanks for putting up with the rather silly questions! I've Googled and browsed forums to no avail on this one.

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