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Description

It is quite unclear (manual) if it is possible to export private and public keys separately and how to do it.
So, the feature request is: add options to separately export public and private key, or both in a unique file (as it seems to be at the moment).

I run the following on the command line to export separately or a unique file. Cannot understand why unique file exportet via command line differs from the one created as a backup via Kleopatra. Probabily I'm just a dumb dummie.

gpg --output public.gpg --armor --export my_e-mail
gpg --output private.gpg --armor --export-secret-key my_e-mail
gpg --output backupkeys.gpg --armor --export-secret-keys --export-options export-backup my_e-mail

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Version
Kleopatra Version Gpg4win-3.1.15

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werner added a subscriber: werner.

The private key contains the public key. Thus there is no need to export the public key if you already got the secret key.

But maybe I did not understand your request correctly.

werner triaged this task as Low priority.Jul 7 2021, 2:28 PM
werner added a project: Info Needed.