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Importing a Key via the Clipboard

To bring in a key from a web page or e-mail, from your browser with the window activated, highlight from the first "-" character in PGP PUBLIC KEY block to the last "-" character, copy to Clipboard (see Figure 9). To do this with e-mail, do the same with the message window onscreen.

Figure 9

Figure 9 Public key block

Then, open the Key Import window from Keys > Import Keys (see Figure 10).

Figure 10

Figure 10 Key Import window (local)

Select Clipboard and hit OK. It grabs your desired key at once.

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