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Direct Print: Printing a File by Copying to the Hot Folder

If you create a hot folder in Direct Print, you can start printing just by copying a file to the hot folder.

• Examples Introduced in This Section

  • You can start printing by putting a file (e.g., PDF/TIFF/PS) in the "Hot Folder" of Direct Print.

  • You do not need to start an application or operate the printer driver.

    To create a "Hot Folder," add "job setting" (print setting) and link it with the folder.

    You can register several job settings and hot folders according to the use applications.

    You can copy multiple files at once.

    By setting a "Hot Folder" as a share folder, you can use it from a computer on the network.

•Intended Environment

Operating system

Windows 7


Direct Print

Image Controller

Built-in image controller

* The sample screen may be different from the actual display depending on your system environment and application version/revision.



  • Direct Print is supported on each edition (including 64 bit version) of Windows Vista (SP 2 or later) / Windows 7 (SP 1 or later) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 10.