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This page collects various articles that demonstrate how to use the Better PDF Exporter app with 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.

Save time emailing release notes from Jira automatically

It's our pleasure to welcome Codebarrel's marketing all-rounder, John McKiernan as our guest blogger. Codebarrel is the company behind the ultra popular Jira app Automation for Jira. Automation, or as they call her at Codebarrel, Curly can simplify the life of Jira users in many ways. John dives into one of these areas and gives software teams a quick guide on how to use Automation for Jira and Better PDF Automation together to automate the exporting and emailing the release notes after every version release.

Export Jira worklogs to stunning PDF docs

In the third (final) part of this blog series about Tempo, we dig a bit deeper into how you can use Better PDF Exporter to create stunning PDF documents from your Tempo Timesheets managed data. By the time you finish this blog post, you will master the technique of creating your own company branded invoice or personal timesheet PDF document with one click.

Tracking time with Tempo Timesheets in Jira means getting things done

It may not sound intuitive, but time tracking is one of the most fundamental and sought after features in Jira. While there is a built-in simple time tracking feature to add worklogs, the most popular and feature-rich solution is coming from Tempo. In her guest post for the Midori Blog, Sarah Fletcher from Tempo explains why do you need to start tracking your time at work and how you can also fulfill your reporting duties to your bosses. In the upcoming second and third part of this blog we will get the details on how you can turn your Tempo Timesheets worklogs into Excel reports or custom PDF documents. Read on and share this blog with team members who would also be interested.

How nFeed and Better PDF Exporter can create seamless purchase orders

A purchase order, or a PO is a critical document in the life of any company north of mid-size. It's that magical (electronic) document, that you (and the good people in Procurement) absolutely need (justified and approved) to spend the company's money on stuff. In this guest post by Valiantys, you can see how you can capture data from different systems, pull everything together in Jira and compose a PO seamlessly, practically with one click. No more incorrectly copied item numbers, wrong prices or misspelled addresses!

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 and managing high-converting sales quotes in Jira

Please welcome Francis Martens as guest blogger to the Midori blog! Francis is the founder of iDalko, a platinum grade Atlassian Solution Partner. iDalko is also the developer of Table Grid Editor, the popular Jira app which brings the advantages of spreadsheets to Jira issues. In his blog post, Francis lets us in on the secrets of creating compelling sales quotes using Jira plus a combination of two best selling apps, Table Grid Editor and Better PDF Exporter. If you are managing quotes, bills or invoices in Jira, it's a must-read!

Creating FDA compliant records from Jira

Life in regulated industries is a bit more difficult than elsewhere. Authorities are not joking around when it comes to product submissions of pharma companies, audit of quality processes, or CAPAs (Corrective And Preventive Actions). Radbee is an Atlassian + Midori Solution Partner, specializing in helping medtech, pharma and biotech companies navigate the waters of industry compliance. In this guest post, Rina Nir from Radbee explains how Better PDF Exporter can be used to create FDA-proof PDF exports from Jira data.

Export issues from Jira Cloud Android and iOS

Glance is a modern, non-intrusive user interface component to present miscellaneous issue information in the Jira Cloud "new issue view". Jira Cloud apps can now be accessed via glances also in the Jira Cloud mobile client app. Better PDF Exporter is among the first apps that implement this on Android and iOS. Learn about exporting Jira Cloud issues to PDF with Better PDF Exporter on your phone or other device!

How to export Jira Cloud dashboards

Exporting Jira Cloud dashboards has been a frequently asked feature for Better PDF Exporter Cloud. Today we are proud to announce that we solved what first seemed impossible! You can export and share Jira Cloud dashboards with team members or anyone without Jira access. Read on to learn more about how you can export Jira Cloud dashboards!

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 Zephyr)

The team at Midori has been hard at work to make it possible to export the Zephyr 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 for Jira Cloud and Better PDF Exporter for Jira Cloud.

Generating PDF invoices from 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 system with our templates and step-by-step guide in this tutorial article.

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.


You can find recaps of past webinars in this section. Each recap comes with the webinar's video recording, the slides, the questions and the answers.

Webinar recap and Q&A: Export custom PDF documents and reports from Jira Cloud

Thank you all who joined us live in our "Export custom PDF documents and reports from Jira Cloud" webinar on July 3. If you missed it, or want to grab the presentation slides, then here is a quick recap for you. You can also find the video recording in this recap blog post, plus the questions that were answered in the Q&A section.

Webinar recap and Q&A: Export custom PDF documents from Jira issues and dashboards

We wanted to thank all of you who joined us in our "Export custom PDF documents from Jira issues and dashboards in zero time" webinar on July 25. If you couldn't make it, or the news of the webinar skipped your attention (impossible to imagine!), no worries! You can find here a quick recap and the video recording of presentation, plus the questions that were answered in the Q&A section.