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Support uid specification for quick-add-key as in quick-add-uid
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gpg2 --quick-add-uid user-id new-user-id

supports the specification of the key by using an unambiguous part of the uid.

gpg2 --quick-add-key fpr [algo [usage [expire]]]

currently only works using the full fingerprint.

Could you please add these form of specification to it so it is not necessary to type the whole fingerprint?



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The fingerprint is required because that is the unique identifier for a key. Without that we would need to presetn a menu to select between keys. This would make scripting complicated again. On the command line c+p is easy enough to hget the fingerprint. c+P is also the reason why we print the fingerprint by default without spaces.

So sorry, this will not be changed.