How to print online at Doxdirect
The ordering system at Doxdirect is simple to use. It is basically a 3-step process as detailed below. For further help, watch the introductory video on how to print online.
Before you upload your document to our online printing service you may wish to obtain a price quotation. Just click on the Estimate Print Prices button on the banner at the top of the page to calculate the cost.
Step 1 - select the document you wish to print
To begin the ordering process, click on the Start now button which you can find either on the home page or in the right-hand column of each page.
You will then be directed to a page showing various printing and binding options, for example wiro bound document, ring bound document, stapled document, hardback book etc. Click on the type of document you would like to order.
An 'open' dialogue box will appear to enable you to navigate to the file you wish to print. You may upload any documents that are in Word, Powerpoint or Adobe PDF formats. They may be portrait or landscape in orientation.
Select your document by either double-clicking on it or single clicking it and clicking the 'open' button - the file will then be uploaded to our secure server ready for you to select your choice of paper, colour, covers, etc. on the next step.
For help on uploading documents that are not in Word, Powerpoint or Adobe PDF formats see our FAQs page.
Step 2 - select printing and binding options
After uploading your document you will be directed to a configuration page where you can select your document printing and binding options. Just click on the relevant buttons to choose the type of binding, number of copies etc. you require, and then enter your delivery details. More information on the various printing, binding and delivery options can be found by clicking on the 'Help' buttons. When you are happy with your order, enter your payment details using our secure payment service.
If you are ordering a hardback or paperback book, you will be prompted to use the Cover Design Tool to specify or create the type of cover you would like and also to add any titles to the cover or spine of your book. The 'Help' buttons will guide you through this very simple process. Or watch our video on how to print a hardback book with custom cover.
If you have selected either ring or spiral binding, you may also add printed tabbed inserts. Watch the video on how to add tabbed inserts to a ring binder for information on how to do this.
Step 3 - sit back and wait for delivery
Your document will be printed and bound by Doxdirect and delivered directly to your door within the selected delivery time.
The following document types can be uploaded and processed by Doxdirect:
Adobe PDF, Word, Powerpoint
At Doxdirect you can easily design your own cover for hardback or paperback books using the design tool.
The video shows you how