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Re: [O] Automatically encrypt on save, decrypt on open?

From: Peter Davis
Subject: Re: [O] Automatically encrypt on save, decrypt on open?
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2015 11:47:51 -0400

Thanks! This might be the best solution, since it's really just one file I want 
to encrypt/decrypt.


Eric S Fraga <address@hidden> writes:

> On Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 at 10:28, Peter Davis wrote:
>> I'd like to store information in an org page that gets automatically
>> encrypted when I save it, and decrypted when I open it. Is
>> there some built-in functionality or hooks for this?
> An alternative to using org's own encryption facility, as others have
> suggested, is to encrypt the file as a whole and let emacs worry about
> it.
> If you create an encrypted file (say using gnupg on the command line)
> with the following first line:
> # -*- mode: org; epa-file-encrypt-to: ("your key name/email"); 
> version-control: nil; -*-
> then opening the file will start it up in org mode and will encrypt on
> saving.
> I prefer this in some cases although I do also use org's capabilities
> for some sections in a file.

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