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    for JIRA Server 6.2 - 7.3.6
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    Full-blown native Excel exports, spreadsheet reports and Business Intelligence for JIRA

    Full-blown native Excel exports, spreadsheet reports and Business Intelligence for JIRA

    ​All powerful Excel reporting features

    Native XLS/XLSX output for spreadsheet tools

    Custom spreadsheet templates & scripts

    Use functions, formulas, charts, pivot tables, pivot charts, Visual Basic and other data crunching tools in Microsoft Excel to get more insights from your hard-earned JIRA data. Powerful BI for JIRA.

    ☛ How does it work?

    Unlike JIRA's built-in Excel exports, this add-on exports real XLSX/XLS files. No need for further manual data conversion.

    Also compatible with Google Spreadsheets & Open Office.

    ☛ Why better than the built-in export?

    Merge your JIRA field values into custom Excel template files, to define the content, data format, layout and colors.

    Integrate with external databases and apps, or perform custom data transformations in Groovy scripts.

    More details

    Better Excel Plugin exports JIRA issues to Excel spreadsheets, for reporting, data analysis and Business Intelligence purposes.

    PRODUCT OVERVIEW | TEMPLATE GALLERY | USER MANUAL

    Unlike JIRA's built-in Excel and CSV export features, it exports native Excel files in XLSX format: see the comparison!

    Your data will have real data types. Dates are dates, numbers are numbers, not "everything is just text". You can use data formatting, cell attributes (colors, borders, fonts, etc.), functions, formulas, charts, pivot tables, pivot charts, scripting, Visual Basic (VBA) and all the other Excel features.

    Exported files are compatible with Microsoft Office, Google Spreadsheets, Apple Numbers, Open / Libre Office.

    Export samples:

    Tip: easy automation!

    — Need some help? https://midori.zendesk.com/

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    by The Company on 2017-04-27
    the best support! we had a serious problem that block our work. They solved the problem very quickly, they worked on weekend to solve the problem. While they were working on the solution, they give us an contingency solution with which we could continue working.
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    by Rickenbacher Benjamin on 2017-04-06
    Better Excel offers great functionality that makes it possible to create reports using almost any data from JIRA. The support was very responsive and offered great help in sorting out initial performance problems. Since we are using the plugin in a large scale setting it was necessary to be able to do exports up to our hard limit of 2500 issues. With the solutions suggested by the support, the plugin runs surprisingly fast (2500 issues in roughly 1-2 minutes depending on report type.)
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    Midori Global Consulting Kft.

    Thanks for the review, Benjamin.

    Let me note that we are not considering "2500 issues per minute" particularly fast, although it heavily depends on the complexity of the report, of course. One of the next releases will laser-focus on performance.

    by Martin Õunap on 2017-04-05
    We started to use Better Excel for about 8 months ago. It is working like charm. With only one minor bug. Wehe we updated our Jira instance to 7.3.1, then after update some views did not work. I was already out of my mind, then I uninstalled plugin and decided to give second chance. After reinstall, everything worked again. So it might be good to know, if some issue is coming, then just reinstall plugin, all data and licence keys remained inside database, so it was easy step.
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    by Christian Ritter on 2017-04-05
    very helpful Addon, love the different options in standard as well as the customized report- thank you
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    by Nando Neck on 2017-03-31
    I started with Better Excel about one month ago and I can only recommend it to anyone. Thanks for your help Levente with the Dev-Mode. As soon as you understand the following this mode is really useful: By uploading a xlsx- or groovy- file via the web interface of jira a reference is created, that points to the file path specified in the jxls.dev.resourceDir – parameter. Only files with this name located in this path can be accessed. Thanks for your help Aron, I was able to create a cool template to get specific data from issues, analyse them with java functions and exported the modified values based on my requirements to generate very useful reports!
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    Midori Global Consulting Kft.

    It is our pleasure, Nando!

    For those interested in accelerating (turbo-charging, in fact) their template- and script customization work, our Recipes page explains how to activate the "devmode". (YouTube tutorial video also available there!)

    Happy reporting!

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    For versions of JIRA Server prior to 7.0, the add-on tier should match the licensed user tier for JIRA. Even if fewer users want to use the add-on than your JIRA license, the two licenses should match exactly.

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    Versions

    Version 2.4.1 JIRA Server 6.2 - 7.3.6 Released 2017-04-26

    Summary

    Important bugfix: Excel rendering randomly fails with classloading exceptions.

    Details

    This version fixes the problem of the Excel rendering randomly failing with mysterious classloading related exceptions: "NoClassDefFoundError: ZipPackagePropertiesMarshaller" and "ExceptionInInitializerError" (caused by "ClassCastException: PackagePropertiesMarshaller.").

    Root cause: when using the Better Excel Plugin in an automation context, Automation Lite uses its own classloader to eagerly load and initialize an XML related class.

    Fix: although the problem is not in the Better Excel Plugin side, we managed to develop a fix for this.

    Installation

    1. Log into your JIRA instance as an admin.
    2. Click the admin dropdown and choose Atlassian Marketplace. The Manage add-ons screen loads.
    3. Click Find new add-ons from the left-hand side of the page.
    4. Locate Better Excel Plugin for JIRA (XLSX/XLS) via search. The appropriate add-on version appears in the search results.
    5. Click Try free to begin a new trial or Buy now to purchase a license for Better Excel Plugin for JIRA (XLSX/XLS). You're prompted to log into MyAtlassian. Better Excel Plugin for JIRA (XLSX/XLS) begins to download.
    6. Enter your information and click Generate license when redirected to MyAtlassian.
    7. Click Apply license. If you're using an older version of UPM, you can copy and paste the license into your JIRA instance.

    To find older Better Excel Plugin for JIRA (XLSX/XLS) versions compatible with your instance, you can look through our version history page.

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