how to extract a field in jira

I have a field called Severity which shows up in the Navigation screen, but when I take a export of all fields, the field Severity is not exported to excel. Can someone help to how this field can be there in the extract.

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Exported all Fieds, you mean export via a search filter? Then I guess your field severity has probably a context on project or issue type. But your filter has no clause on the context. So add to your JQL "project = <ContextProject>" or "issueType =<ContextIssueType>".

Then you should be able to export the field.

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Steven Behnke Community Champion Feb 21, 2016

What sort of field is the Severity field? It's not included by default in JIRA so it must be a custom field or add-on field.

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Its a custom field

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Use the Better Excel Plugin with the "All fields" export type.

You have not mentioned what is the custom field type of your Severity field, but this add-on supports all built-in custom field types plus many others implemented by add-ons, so this will probably work.

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