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This page collects various articles that demonstrate how to use the Better PDF Automation app with the best results. Most reads are about 5 minutes.

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For tutorials that are created for starters or focus on one use case, check out the tutorial videos.


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.

Create custom Jira timesheet PDF documents from Tempo worklogs

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.

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!


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 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.