Can't pick keys to encrypt with?

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Arn. H

27 Nov, 2011 05:29 PM

In the Snow Leopard version I used to be able to pick any key that was needed to encrypt a message with. For example if I'm sending email to [email blocked], but their key says [email blocked], I could pick what I wanted to use from a drop-down menu.

That no longer works. Is this is a bug or on purpose? I don't see any way to select a key I want to use, the only option that works is sending from a email address that belongs to my key (there is no way for me to send From: a different account), and send to a email address directly tied to the person's email I want to communicate with.

I don't understand how to make it work anymore. Where there used to always be drop-down alternate choices, there are now just greyed out icons that don't let me do anything.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 03 Dec, 2011 05:34 PM

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    Hey Arn,

    this is not an issue. You simply enter the mail address you want to write to in the recipients field. If you have a key for that mail address in your GPG Keychain Access, then you'll be able to encrypt that message.

    Ah now I see, you are actually asking about your own mail adress (if you have several in one key).

    That is not a GPGMail issue it's a question of how you have setup itself.

    In Accounts you can either add separate accounts for each mail address you have. Then when you create a new message you'll be able to choose from the dropdown menu, which of your mails you want to write from.

    Does this clarify things? Feel free to re-open this discu

    Hope this helps,

  2. Steve closed this discussion on 03 Dec, 2011 05:34 PM.

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