Better PDF Exporter for Jira

Better PDF Exporter for Jira is a highly configurable PDF exporter, that is easily scriptable through its API. Used together with ScriptRunner, it can generate, distribute, or locally save your periodic Jira issue reports or other PDF documents. For more technical information about the PDF API, the interface exposed by Better PDF Exporter for Jira, see the documentation.

The examples below are relatively simple, but the possible use cases are limitless. ScriptRunner is the perfect tool to take advantage of the flexibility of Better PDF Exporter for Jira. Effortlessly create complex documents to support your custom business needs and internal processes.

Emailing a PDF Document from an Issue During a Transition

This is a simple workflow post function example to generate a custom PDF document from the transitioned issue and send that attached to a custom email.

Better Excel Exporter for Jira

ScriptRunner can be used with Better Excel Exporter for Jira to create, email or locally save your Jira issue exports or reports in native Excel format. Better Excel Exporter for Jira is deeply customisable and allows you to use the native Excel reporting features (pivot reports, pivot charts, functions, formulas) on your Jira data. For more technical information about Better Excel Exporter for Jira and it’s API, see the documentaion.

Below are two simple examples of emailing and saving a Jira Excel export. Generate even the most complex business intelligence reports using scripts thanks to the flexibility of ScriptRunner and Better Excel Plugin.

Emailing an Excel File After a Transition

This is a simple workflow post function example to export a transitioned issue to an Excel file, and send the exported file to a custom email.

Script Fields Integration

Script Fields are calculated custom fields configured using ScriptRunner. These fields use Groovy to display data on an issue.

Exporting ScriptRunner Script Fields to Excel

Better Excel Exporter 4.4.0 introduced integration with Script Fields. Better Excel Exporter is compatible with the Script Fields feature and the custom field values are correctly exported to Excel. Find more information on ScriptRunner exports to Excel in Better Excel Exporter’s documentation.

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Exporting ScriptRunner Script Fields to PDF

Better PDF Exporter 7.4.0 introduced integration with Script Fields. Better PDF Exporter is compatible with Script Fields and the custom field values are correctly exported to PDF. Find more information on ScriptRunner exports to PDF in Better PDF Exporter’s documentation.

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