Automate your workflows with Jira-based document generation
Create custom PDF documents:
periodically (e.g. "every weekday 6AM")
at issue events (e.g. created, updated, commented, work logged)
at version events (e.g. created, released)
at sprint events (e.g. created, started, completed)
manually (when the user explicitly runs it)
when a webhook is invoked (for integrations)
Create PDF automation rules with some clicks
A rule in a nutshell: if the trigger "happens", then the action is "executed".
You can freely select from multiple triggers and multiple actions — all parametric.
Email PDF documents automatically
The Send PDF action enables you to select the PDF template, enter the recipients' email addresses, the email subject and the body text.
All these configuration settings can be static or can use template variables (e.g. the assignee of the issue).
Don't go to Jira for your exports every morning
Let the exports come to your mailbox automagically.
Daily stand-up meeting at 9:00?
Schedule Send PDF to 8:50 and auto-send the sprint status report to everyone involved.
Save PDF documents automatically
The Save PDF action saves the generated PDF files to the file system.
Paths may be dynamically generated from the project's key, the issue's key, a timestamp, etc.
Issue archiving could not be easier!
Run Save PDF periodically to:
Produce a human-readable, searchable archive of your issues.
Create snapshots, baselines or backups with ease.
Plus, use PDF files to integrate Jira information into:
Document management systems (like Alfresco)
Enterprise storage (like Box, Dropbox)
Any external service that can process PDF files
Attach PDF documents automatically
The Attach PDF action attaches the generated PDF file to the "original owner" issue or to an arbitrary issue selected by a JQL search.
The attachment filename is dynamically generated, therefore it can include the issue key, the timestamp, etc.
Automatically capture the state of issues, sprints, projects
Attach the snapshot to an issue in order to keep the historical state in Jira.
Use these lightweight baselines for historical views, metric collection, comparisons or audits.
Who's using it?
Once you understand your options, it is a very powerful and flexible solution for rapid, repeatable, low-maintenance automation.
Better PDF Exporter is really useful for automating the dashboard exports via email. This really saved a lot of manual efforts and time by sending the dashboards to the respective stakeholders in regular frequencies.
Better PDF Exporter and Better PDF Automation allowed me to email PDFs to my clients automatically. Those contain key information about my projects, such as custom fields data and even screenshots of Google Maps dynamically integrated into my Jira issues!
Simple and useful plugin that we use for scheduled reporting via email. Support for the plugin from Midori was great when we had questions or issues.
We are using it for saving issues to PDF and directly attaching it to the same issue. The support is also very fast.