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Don't be limited by a pre-defined export document style offered in Jira. Install BigTemplate and enjoy saving unlimited custom templates tailored to your needs.

BigTemplate has been designed to empower you to:

  • Export all management data from BigPicture and BigGantt to preferred file formats (.xlsx, .odt, .csv, .mpp, .mpx, .pdf).

  • Export Jira issue content to MS Word, MS Excel, or PDF.

  • Import management data from the MS Project or MS Excel file to BigPicture and BigGantt.

  • Create export templates for your Jira issues and all management data from BigPicture and BigGantt.

Export in modules

Export functionality can be used in the following modules:

Export Jira issues

Open your Jira issue and choose a template you want to export. The exported file is ready to distribute, print, or send.

The video presents how to find a template you want to export.

Beautiful templates

There is no need to create a document from scratch because we have done it for you. You can freely modify templates designed with the best User Experience in mind and make them visible on the Jira issue page or the Gantt module.

Screenshot of the Templates tab in the BigTemplate widget.


Edit our default templates or create your own from scratch. BigTemplate allows you to save an unlimited number of custom templates.

Deactivate the BigTemplate widget 

This feature is available only in Jira Server and Jira Data Center. 

Deactivate the BigTemplate widget on specific Jira projects

Decide whether you want the BigTemplate widget active for all Jira projects or only for selected ones.

Turning off the BigTemplate widget in all Jira Projects and choosing only selected ones can improve Jira's performance. 

To access and change the settings:

  1. Go to Administration > Apps > BigTemplate configuration > Widget.

  2. Disable the BigTemplate widget in all Jira Projects.

  3. Select Jira projects to be exported.

  4. Click Save.