From time to time, you will need to bring these issues out of JIRA and place them in an Excel sheet where you can create complex pivot charts based on the information retrieved. JIRA will let you export these issues in a few standard formats (such as RSS, XML, and Excel).
At the top-right corner of the Issue Navigator pane, there is a button called Export. When you press this button, you will see several options:
When you click on XML, the issues currently visible in the Issue Navigator pane will open up in an XML format in your browser. You can save this page as an XML file.
Similarly, you can generate an RSS feed for either Issues or Comments. This will give you the URL to access the RSS feed, which you can use in your favorite feed reader. The URL of this feed is the same and whenever there is an update in the list, the RSS feed will be updated automatically.
There are also options to export the issues in Word, Excel (All fields), or Excel ...