How can i export issue history from JIRA?

i want to export issue history while exporting issues of a project. 

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Unfortunately, that is not an option. You might want to check out the plugins in marketplace that lets you write your own export templates.

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Check the free plugin Issue History Printer, If you want to deep history of issues.

It was useful for me when I need to get a full change history of issues.

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The SQL for JIRA plugin supports it seamlessly. Simply, execute the SQL below:

     issuechanges c 


it will fetch the full change history for the given issue id (10000 in the example).

Note: the SQL for JIRA plugin provides a pure JDBC driver that you can use to connect remotely to the JIRA API from any JDBC compliant tool (Birt, Jasper Reports, custom Java program, etc) and export data from there in the usual way.

How we can customise the query for scenario given below.


We have to export the list of issues of Project ORR and Issutype RTM, which got changes last week with following information.

1) List of issues, With Issue key

2) What changes done to the field ( Before value and current value)

3) Who made the changes

4) When the changes sone)



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A picture worth a thousand words...

(SQL for JIRA)

export to excel.gif

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In case anyone is interested in the solution for JIRA Cloud, there's now plugin that exports history of changes to JIRA issues - Advanced Export.

Any custom or standard field can be exported with every change as a separate row to make it easy to analyse in spreadsheet or postprocess in any other way.

Here's documentation.

Full disclosure: I'm the author


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