Howto encrypt a text

There are three steps for encrypting a text. We assume, that Alice wants to encrypt a text for Bobby.

STEP 1: Write the text

First Alice writes her text.

write the text

STEP 2: Choose key(s)

Secondly she chooses Bobbies key. NOTE: You can also choose mutiple keys, so that the text is encrypted for more than one person. So e.g. you should always select your own key, so that you can encrypt your own texts later.

choose the keys

STEP 3: Encrypt message

Finally Alice hits the encrypt button to encrypt the text. Alternatively she could use the shortcut Ctrl+E or use the menu crypto->encrypt

encrypt the message