Possible to export list of labels?

Is it possible to programatically export a list of labels, specifically the custom field of "label" type? We want to publish the current lables to an internal wiki page. Thanks!

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You would need to run a sql query on your JIRA database

select distinct label from label where fieldid = <YourCustomFieldID>;

Another option - if you don't know fieldid:

select distinct LABEL.LABEL

from CUSTOMFIELD, LABEL

where (customfieldtypekey = 'com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.customfieldtypes:labels')

and (CUSTOMFIELD.ID=LABEL.FIELDID)

order by LABEL.LABEL;

Here is how I did mine, without having access to the JIRA Database.

  1. Do an advanced search for: labels is not EMPTY
  2. Export ALL results
  3. Remove all columns apart from Labels column
  4. From the labels column, remove all duplicates using this guide:
    1. https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Filter-for-unique-values-or-remove-duplicate-values-ccf664b0-81d6-449b-bbe1-8daaec1e83c2

Hope that helps.

 

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