How can I drop a file for encryption on the GPA FileManager

John Clizbe John at
Mon Nov 22 22:51:05 CET 2010

Lee Elcocks wrote:
> Good Luck with GPG4win, i cannot find any decent documentation on how to
> use! and get no replies from the GPG4Win mailing lists either. 
> You can't sign and encrypt a file at the same time either through the command
> line so i had to abort and go back to PGP.

You can't? It's documented near the top of gpg's man page :)

gpg -se -u 0xdecafbad -r 0xdecafbad -r 0xdeadbeef somefile.txt

Signs somefile.txt with 0xdecafbad and encrypts the result to both 0xdecafbad
and 0xdeadbeef

John P. Clizbe                      Inet:John (a)
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Q:"Just how do the residents of Haiku, Hawai'i hold conversations?"
A:"An odd melody / island voices on the winds / surplus of vowels"

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