Having comments in Excel reports of JIRA

How can I add the comments to the Excel report being extracted from JIRA?

Commnets are not in the Excel even when the "Excel(all Field)" is selected.

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What we did at one stage for such a request was to use ScriptRunner (JIRA plugin) and setup a calculated field to present the comments and this can be shown in the excel reports.

However, as Renjith says, this isn't possible with OnDemand.

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Renjith Pillai Community Champion Jan 13, 2013

Comments are not handled as a standard field. If you export comments into Excel, it can become too big.

And you are on OnDemand, you options are less, I guess none.

On hosted JIRA instances, the Better Excel Plugin can export comments just like any other system- or custom field to XLSX. 

In this approach, comments are represented by calculated fields, giving you granular access to first/last/all comments and also its text/submitter/submission-date.

This is not available for the cloud yet, but you are more than welcome to vote here!

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