file extension

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06 Jun, 2016 06:16 PM

Which of our tools is giving you problems?

PGP Tools

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Question - does your product allow you to create a file with a .PGP file extension?

Describe your problem. Add as much detail as possible.

Trading partner is expecting a file with .PGP file extension.

What did you expect instead

Describe steps leading to the problem.

Are you using any other plugins?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 09 Jun, 2016 05:34 PM

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    Hi Walter,

    welcome to the GPGTools community support platform. Sorry you are having problems using GPG Suite.

    you can rename any .gpg files you created to .pgp using the

    Let me know if that worked.

    Can you elaborate which software it is, that requires files to be in the .pgp format?

    All the best,

    PS: You would want to update your OS to the latest iteration. 10.11.5 brings a ton of security fixes, which you may want to be using on your system:

  2. 2 Posted by Walter Hefferna... on 09 Jun, 2016 05:38 PM

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    Was hoping the suite would rename automatically. I take it that is not an
    option and we have to use finder.


  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Steve on 09 Jun, 2016 05:39 PM

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    You do. It shouldn't be necessary though.

  4. 4 Posted by walter on 09 Jun, 2016 05:44 PM

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    The company that we are sending the file to requires the file extension.

    Would prefer to not have to then load finder and change the extension.

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Steve on 09 Jun, 2016 06:05 PM

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    Sorry, as mentioned the option you are looking for does not exist currently. It would be interesting to learn why they require this specific file extension.

    We have a ticket for this problem. I connected this discussion with the existing ticket. That means, should this discussion get closed, it will be re-opened as soon as the ticket is closed. That way you'll stay in the loop and get notified as soon as we have news. Feel free to open a new discussions should you run into further problems or need assistance.

  6. Steve closed this discussion on 20 Apr, 2017 01:02 PM.

  7. Steve closed this discussion on 21 Mar, 2018 07:09 PM.

  8. Steve re-opened this discussion on 21 Mar, 2018 07:09 PM

  9. Steve closed this discussion on 22 Mar, 2018 03:32 PM.

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