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How to get rid of 'Custom field (fieldname)' text in Export to Excel?

Greetings,

This may be more of a feature request, but when using Excel to fetch data from Jira...

(as seen in  https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Jira-questions/Fetch-data-from-JIRA-to-excel/qaq-p/198786)

...I don't understand the reason of having the text 'Custom field' as part of the exported csv column header. This is completely useless, unwanted text that I then have to spend time combing out.

In what scenario does anyone actually want this text included? None! :) People only want their column header name as it displays in their Jira filter.

Is there a fix for this I don't know about, or can Jira add this as a feature request to remove this unwanted/unnecessary text from csv exports?

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If the built-in CSV export doesn't suffice, you can give Better Excel Exporter, a professional Jira Excel exporter app a try, if you don't insist on the CSV fileformat. It's way more flexible than the built-in export and comes with many prepared templates for typical business use cases. You can browse the Excel export examples here >> 

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Is there a solution for this in the meantime?

Hello, does anyone from Atlassian read these?

Hello, Atlassian?

Does anyone from Jira have an reason/answer?

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