Problem when exporting in Excel


I try to export my issues in Excel.

If I choose "Export Excel (All fields)" from the "issue page", checklists fields are exported with all Checkbox. Generated Excel file is bigger (x10) and doesn't open with more than 50 issues.

Is it possible to remove checkbox component in Excel files genereated and keep checklist data?


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Not really, you're asking for "all fields", so it's exporting them all.

I assume you're using the "checklist field" plugin - it sounds like that needs some work by the author on changing the excel export to a more excel-friendly format.

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Yes, I use the "checklist field" plugin. It's very useful but it causes a problem while exporting in Excel

When I export "all data in Excel" from the result issue page in JIRA, this plugin add in Excel the "checkbox component" whereas the native JIRA checkbox doesn't add this component in Excel (see attached image)

It would be nice if checklist fields could have the same export type as the native JIRA checkbox.

Currently, I can't export all data in Excel because of this plugin. More than 50 issues, Excel crashes.

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Have you tried using the Better Excel Plugin exports?

You are using a 3rd party field, so it is not guaranteed to work, but it is worth a try. Even if it doesn't, a feature request is welcome at info at

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