Can you print GPG Emails?

darren chamberlain dlc at
Fri Oct 31 10:55:20 CET 2003

* Ryan Malayter <rmalayter at> [2003-10-31 09:12]:
> > How on Earth do you print an email that has been encrypted using
> > gpg?  I'm encrypting orders from an online store which are emailed
> > to Outlook.
> After you decrypt the message, you must choose "file-save" from the
> message window to save an unencrypted version. Outlook versions prints
> the saved version, which is still be encrypted if you don't hit save.

This almost defeats the purpose of the encryption, though, if you aren't
careful to delete the decrypted file.

> Another workaround, of course, is to copy the decrytped text into
> notepad or something similar and print from there.

I think this is a better option; copy the decrypted text into something
that can print, print it, and then close the document without saving.


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    -- James Taylor
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