Apple Mail does not print non-encrypted email content

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02 Aug, 2018 11:15 PM

Which of our tools is giving you problems?

The GPG Suite Apple Mail plugin.

Attach a screenshot of the version info for all installed components (how to:

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Describe your problem. Add as much detail as possible.

When printing from Apple Mail, only the encrypted content is included in the printout. This also affects exporting to PDF from Apple Mail (both through File > Print > PDF > Save as PDF and File > Export as PDF).

What did you expect instead

In previous versions of the Apple Mail plugin, when printing or saving to PDF, all encrypted and non-encrypted content was included.

Describe steps leading to the problem.

We upgraded the macOS version to 10.13.6. Upon opening Apple Mail, we found the version of the GPG Suite that was installed was not compatible, so we checked for updates and installed 2018.3.

Viewing email worked as expected! When printing the email or saving to PDF, however, all non-encrypted content of the email is stripped out. I tried reinstalling GPG Suite 2018.3 again and rebooting, but observed the same behavior.

Everything else works great, though. Thanks for this!

Are you using any other plugins?

No other Mail plugins.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 04 Aug, 2018 11:36 AM

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    Hi Mike,

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

    This is a known issue in 2018.3. The mitigations for the EFAIL attack lead to a rewrite in some parts of GPGMail. 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.


  2. 2 Posted by mike on 06 Aug, 2018 03:55 PM

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    Thanks, Steve! I really appreciate the technical background on the issue, too.


  3. Steve closed this discussion on 09 Aug, 2018 09:43 AM.

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