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This page collects various articles that demonstrate how to use Better PDF Exporter for Jira Cloud for the best results. Most reads are about 5 minutes.

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The articles in this section include useful guides for frequent use cases, case studies contributed by power-users, integration how-to's, and practical tips to solve concrete business problems.

The complete guide to archiving Jira issues [2020]

Native project archiving only exists in Jira Software Data Center (from version 7.10), and as a premium feature on Jira Cloud. Regardless of which deployment options you are using, there are still a number of ways to declutter Jira and free up some performance capacity. Read on to get a comprehensive summary of Jira issue and project archiving options.

3 steps to create and email automated release notes in Jira

We dive into the topic of automatic generation and emailing of release notes from Jira. In this article, we clarify what release notes are in Jira and how you can use templates to generate yours. We also give you a quick guide on how to use Automation for Jira and Better PDF Automation together to automate the exporting and emailing of release notes after every version release.

Export Jira worklogs to stunning PDF docs

Exporting Jira worklogs to PDF or creating a Jira timesheet report is not a one-fits-all operation. Your document requirements and exporting needs will differ from others. Read along to learn how to put the built-in Jira worklogs, or Tempo Timesheets-managed time tracking data into PDF documents that fit your needs.

How to export Jira issues to PDF

Exporting Jira issue information to PDF can have many purposes and can create various types of documents. Read on for a collection of different PDF documents organized by use case and report type. Get ideas for Jira PDF reports and learn how to export a single issue, create a Kanban board export, or archive Jira issues to PDF.

Archive Jira issues into PDF/A documents

The PDF/A file format offers many advantages when Jira users are looking to export Jira data with the intention of storing information for a long period of time. Get a glimpse into how an Atlassian Solution Partner, EPOS-CAT delivered a Jira archiving system for their customers based on PDF/A documents.

Creating FDA compliant records from Jira

Creating FDA compliant records from Jira can be a complex task, but it is crucial for businesses that need to maintain information for FDA inspections or submissions. The Code of Federal Regulations Title 21, part 11 outlines specific requirements for generating accurate and complete copies of records in both human-readable and electronic form suitable for inspection. To bridge the gap in audit readiness, the Better PDF Exporter for Jira app offers a powerful solution. This app allows users to export Jira issues into well-designed, professional PDF documents that fulfill FDA regulatory requirements. With ready-to-use templates, support for custom fields, rich text formatting, electronic signatures, and attachments, businesses can ensure that their Jira exports meet FDA compliance standards. By leveraging this tool, businesses can streamline their FDA compliance processes and create accurate and comprehensive records from Jira.

Easy Jira Cloud migration of Midori apps

Not all apps are created equal when it comes to migration to Atlassian Cloud, and it all has to do with complexity. Learn about the simple, secure and lightweight methods of migrating the Better PDF Exporter and Better Excel Exporter apps to Jira Cloud!

Export a Jira traceability report in 3 easy steps

Traceability report is one of the special report types that doesn't come with Jira built-in. Better PDF Exporter's dedicated template was created to cover this use case out of the box. In this tutorial article, you can learn how to generate a traceability report from Jira.

How to export Jira Advanced Roadmaps to PDF

Exporting the Jira Advanced Roadmaps is helpful when you need to share your plans. As a native feature, you can export the plan layout to an image file, but not to PDF. In this artcile, you can learn how to use Better PDF Exporter for Jira to export the issues in Advanced Roadmaps to PDF.

How to export Jira issue history (2022 update)

Jira issue history export is often required to report on past activities performed on issues. Better Excel and Better PDF Exporter both are capable of exporting Jira issue change history along with many other types of issue data. Read on to learn how to create a Jira issue history report in your desired format.

How to send Jira dashboard via email in Data Center

Exporting Jira dashboards is a feature unique to Better PDF Exporter. You can export and share Jira dashboards with team members or anyone without Jira access. You can even automatically export, attach or send the exported PDF in email with the help of Better PDF Automation. Read on to learn more about how you can export and send Jira dashboards!

See the Jira assignee history (with report template)

Check and report on the Jira assignee history with a dedicated template from Better PDF Exporter for Jira Cloud. It works out of the box when you export a Jira issue to PDF. The Jira assignee history report template comes with the app, so you don't have to customize anything. Read on to learn how to export a Time by Assignee report to PDF.

External articles

In this section you can find articles written by Atlassian Solution Partner teams, using their unique knowledge, eventually in their native language. These are hosted at the partner's own website.

Key test metrics to communicate with executives

(by SmartBear)

The team at Midori has been hard at work to make it possible to export the Zephyr Squad-managed Jira custom fields into a nicely formatted PDF document, with the level of details of your choice: the test steps, test steps with step results or just individual test executions without step results. Now we strengthen this collaboration further, as we announce the integration of Zephyr Squad for Jira Cloud and Better PDF Exporter for Jira Cloud.

How Midori creates better exporting capabilities with Tempo Timesheets

(by Tempo)

Better PDF Exporter integrates with Tempo Timesheets, which means that you can generate custom time-based PDF reports from Jira and simplify invoicing for the whole team. Turn your Jira instance into a powerful invoicing and timesheet reporting system with our dedicated templates for Tempo Timesheets.

Midori Better PDF Exporter for Jira で日本語フォントを指定する方法 (Windows OS)

(by Go2Group)

ミドリ グローバル コンサルティング 社の Midori Better PDF Exporter は、アトラシアン社のプロジェクト管理ツール Jira で PDF 形式での各種レポート作成を実現する製品です。日常業務や開発プロジェクトの各種タスクを Jira アプリケーション上で管理/追跡している場合、それらタスクの進捗や統計に関する情報を PDF ファイルとして保管できます。 Midori Better PDF Exporter for Jira を日本語環境で使用する場合、PDF ファイルを生成する際に使用する日本語フォントをあらかじめ指定しておく必要があります。この指定を行わない場合、生成された PDF ファイルの日本語部分がすべて # 記号に置き換えられてしまいます。そこで、このページでは、Midori Better PDF Exporter を日本語環境で使用するために必要となる、日本語フォントの指定方法について説明します。

Atlassian Jira Plugins - Better PDF Exporter for Jira & Better Excel Exporter for Jira

(by it-economics)

Meiner Meinung nach beruht die Macht und vielseitige Einsetzbarkeit auf der flexiblen Erweiterbarkeit und Konfigurierbarkeit von Jira. Um unsere beliebtesten Erweiterungen und Konfigurationen nicht nur in unserer internen Schatzkammer zu horten möchten wir mit diesem und den folgenden Artikeln unsere Geheimnisse mit den Lesern teilen.