Is there a way to create a document from multiple issues

I want to grab specific data from an issue and its related subtasks and put them all in a word document.  Is there a way to do that? or and add-on? I only see things for getting info from a single issue and or a list.

2 answers

Hi Phil,

You can use Xporter for JIRA to export issues data to Word, Excel, PDF, RTF and other types. With this add-on you are able to define what you want to get printed and how data is printed.

The add-on provides 2 workflow post functions:

  • Create a document locally, remotly or/and attatch it to the current issue
  • Send a document by e-mail

Also, with this awesome add-on you can set up scheduled reports and send them to a remote file server like FTP, attach them to a Conflunce page and send tehm by e-mail.

All these feature in on add-on.

Cheers,

Rui Rodrigues.

0 vote

Hi Phil- You can create a Word doc from multiple issues from the Search screen. Once you have a search showing the issues you want, you can export using Export > Word.

If an issue exported in this way has sub-tasks, the issue details in the Word document will include a 'Sub-Tasks' section, showing some details of the associated sub-tasks (Key, Summary, Status, etc).

If you want more details about the sub-tasks to show, I can think of three options:

1. Do a search that returns the issue AND it's sub-tasks, and export that. For example, this would get ISSUE-1 and all it's sub-tasks:

key = ISSUE-1 or parent = ISSUE-1 ORDER BY issuetype 

2. Check the Markekplace for export related add-ons, that allow more control over your exports to Word (or maybe PDF?).

3. Take a look at this old suggestion about improvements to the Word export functionality in JIRA. It does mention a possible work-around, but it doesn't sound simple:

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRASERVER-12813

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Published Thursday in Jira

5 ways you can make the most of Jira Software and Bitbucket Cloud

As part of the Bitbucket product team I'm always interested in better understanding what kind of impact the use of our tools have on the way you work. In a recent study we conducted of software devel...

64 views 0 5
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you