working with bare gpg - how to close the text-block

vedaal at vedaal at
Thu Jan 25 17:06:58 CET 2007

>Message: 1
>Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 12:07:54 -0500
>From: David Shaw <dshaw at>
>Subject: Re: working with bare gpg - how to close the text-block

>On Wed, Jan 24, 2007 at 08:23:50AM -0800, Bazzz wrote:

>> In a commandline box in Windows XP I call the gpg by just typing 
>"gpg" and
>> nothing extra
>> This replies by "gpg: Go ahead and type your message ...  "
>> And there it stops. I can keep on typing .. but can't close the
>> text-entering and make the gpg continue.
>> Guess that should work .. but not here.
>> Anyone know which key combination is needed to go further?
>To go further and accomplish what goal?  

i think what he meant to ask, is:

"after typing gpg, and realizing that i didn't intent to type in a 
message, how do i get back to the gnupg prompt, without generating 
an error message?"



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