Plugins Directory » XLS Export

Author: Vitaly Klimov
Code repository: -
Registered on: 2011-02-08 (about 13 years ago)
Current version: 0.2.1
Compatible with: Redmine 1.3.x, 1.4.x, 2.0.x
User ratings:   (3)

XLS export plugin

With the help of this plugin you can export issues list with all information to XLS file. Also it is possible to export issues with attachments as a ZIP archive.


Plugin requires Redmine version 1.3.0 or higher.

Plugin relies on spreadsheet gem for XLS based operations. Please install this gem before running plugin. Also if you want to use attachments export you should install rubyzip gem.


  • Export active or all columns
  • Export issue descriptions
  • Export journal entries - both inline or as separate file per each issue
  • Export relations information
  • Export spent time data
  • List attachments information
  • Export attachments
  • Export watchers
  • Split information by sheets based on grouping criteria
  • Correct formatting and width of worksheet cells


Plugin adds following links with 'XLS export:' prefix at the bottom of the page under 'Also available in' bar:

  • Quick
    One click export to XLS using default export settings from plugin configuration screen
  • Detailed
    Brings up dialog where user can choose export options before export

Installation notes

  1. Install spreadsheet gem ('gem install spreadsheet')
  2. Install rubyzip gem if you want to use export attachments feature
  3. Install plugin Plugin views with revisions if you do not have it installed
  4. Follow the Redmine plugin installation steps at:
  5. Run rake task
    rake redmine:plugins:process_version_change RAILS_ENV=production
  6. Login and configure the plugin (Administration > Plugins > Configure)


0.2.1 (2012-06-26)

Compatible with Redmine 1.3.x, 1.4.x, 2.0.x.

  • Journal export compatibility fixes
  • Japanese & China translations updated (30.9 KB) Vitaly Klimov, 2012-06-26 15:13

0.2.0 (2012-06-25)

Compatible with Redmine 1.3.x, 1.4.x, 2.0.x.

  • Plugin depends on Plugin views with revisions for further Redmine compatibility
  • Rails 3 (Redmine 2.x.x) compatibility added
  • Controller completely rewritten - no more IssuesController monkey-patch
  • Journal entries could be exported as well
  • Ability to export journal entries in separate files, one per each issue
  • Ability to export attachments in ZIP file
  • Ability to set start offset for export (30.5 KB) Vitaly Klimov, 2012-06-25 12:02

0.1.4 (2012-02-23)

Compatible with Redmine 1.3.x.

  • Redmine 1.3.x compatibility (24.7 KB) Vitaly Klimov, 2012-02-23 14:21

0.1.3 (2011-02-14)

Compatible with Redmine 1.0.x, 1.1.x, 1.2.x.

  • DE translation updated
  • Simplified Chinese translation added
  • Japanese translation added
  • Hopefully fixed bug with 'xlse_list_of_columns' variable (obsolete helpers removed)

IMPORTANT! Please remove whole redmine_xls_export folder before unpacking new version, since this version has some old files removed (24.3 KB) v 0.1.3 Vitaly Klimov, 2011-02-14 11:42

0.1.1 (2011-02-08)

Compatible with Redmine 1.0.x. (23.8 KB) Vitaly Klimov, 2011-02-08 09:37

User ratings

  by dj jones over 7 years ago

Redmine 3.3: people say this fork supports it

see discussion at

  by Ivan Rapekas almost 10 years ago

Works on 2.5.1 with some modifications (see my comment in forum, link at the top)

  by Ki Won Kim almost 10 years ago

Good for me!