Why better than the built-in CSV and Excel (HTML) exports?
|Better Excel Plugin||Jira's built-in CSV export||Jira's built-in Excel export|
|Output file format||XLSX (native Excel format)||CSV||HTML (HTML document imported by Excel)|
|Data types||(text, numbers, dates, etc.)||(everything is text → version "1.1" treated as number)||(everything is text → version "1.1" treated as number)|
|Visual formatting||(fonts, colors, sizes, etc.)||(could be hacked)|
|Issue metadata||(comments, worklogs, transitions, change history, etc.)|
|Non-tabular content||(page header and footer, cell comments, etc.)|
|Visual Basic (VBA)|
|Templates||(templates are regular Excel files)|
|Data exchange||(with Google Drive / Docs / Spreadsheets, Open Office, Libre Office, Apple Numbers)||(to some extent)||(to some extent)|
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