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What is Color Custom Fields?

(supported since Better Excel Exporter 4.4.0)

Color Custom Fields extends Jira with custom fields that store color values. It makes managing issue attributes that can be intuitively color-coded (e.g. Risk, Impact or Complexity) intuitive and visual.

Color Custom Fields integration features

  • You can export the Color Custom Fields-managed custom field types like Select Color and Picker Color to Excel.

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Tutorial video

The Better Excel Exporter app enables exporting those to customizable Excel spreadsheets. Note that the color values are exported without any transformation, keeping their original storage format, i.e. either as RGB strings ("#ff0000") or as color names ("red"):

Export samples

Issue list with Color Custom Fields

This Excel file is an issue list exported from a JQL search result, with all the risks in a given Jira project. Note that the export reminds to a heat-map kind of visualization, which makes communicating the risk factors with the project stakeholders quick and easy.

jira-color-custom-fields-export.xlsx

Configuration

Exporting Color Custom Fields custom fields

There is nothing to do. Better Excel Exporter will automatically recognize the Color Custom Fields managed fields and export them accordingly.

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