[Gpg4win-users-en] How do I just encrypt text?

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at intevation.de
Wed Feb 19 09:07:22 CET 2014

Hi Leigh,

On Tuesday 18 February 2014 at 23:02:49, Leigh Wedding wrote:
> Also you can use gpg2 on the Command Line.
> To encrypt some text you type:
> gpg2 --clearsign

you have probably mean to write "To sign some text".

> and then just type in the text you want, with ctrl-Z and enter to finish.
>  This will then show the results in the command window which you can copy
> to wherever you want.

For encryption it is more like
  gpg2 --encrypt --recipient 0xaabbccdd --armor


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