confusing icons

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Larry Golding

18 Nov, 2014 10:58 AM

Hi, on the Mac Mail "new e-mail" window the button to encrypt the message is an OPEN padlock for "send unencrypted" and a CLOSED padlock for "encrypt message". However when I view an encrypted message that I have received, the icon in the "security" line is an OPEN padlock to signify an encrypted message. This is confusing as I assumed that it being open meant that it hadn't been encrypted. It should be changed to a CLOSED padlock. Thanks.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 03 Jan, 2015 03:59 PM

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    Hey Larry,

    now I am somewhat jealous of that email address you got there, although it is not supported by gnupg.

    We hear your confusion! And since you were not along with it, we changed the icon for received encrypted mails. It is now a closed lock and should be much more intuitive to understand.

    Find GPG Suite Beta 4 on our homepage.

    Let us know what you think,

  2. Steve closed this discussion on 16 Jan, 2015 03:43 PM.

  3. Steve closed this discussion on 16 Jan, 2015 04:20 PM.

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