Download query output, reports and tickets as an Excel file


This plugin allows you to download Trac query output, reports and ticket pages as an Excel spreadsheet file. The plugin is dependent on xlwt, which is a Python library to create spreadsheet files compatible with MS Excel 97/2000/XP/2003 XLS files, on any platform with Python 2.6, 2.6, 3.3+.

Key features:

  • In the query and ticket screen, you can download all entries including the change history of tickets.

See also: ExportImportXlsPlugin, ExcelReportPlugin

Bugs/Feature Requests

Existing bugs and feature requests for ExcelDownloadPlugin are here.

If you have any issues, create a new ticket.


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Download the zipped source from here.


You can check out ExcelDownloadPlugin from here using Subversion, or browse the source with Trac.


  1. Install the pypi:xlwt library:
    easy_install xlwt
    pip install xlwt
  2. Install the plugin:
  3. Enable the plugin in your trac.ini file:
    tracexceldownload.* = enabled
  4. Restart your tracd (or web server) if needed.


Visit the query, report or ticket page in your Trac installation. Click the Excel or Excel including history links at the bottom of the pages to initiate an export to an Excel spreadsheet file:

Note: The latter link is unavailable in the report page.

Recent Changes

16057 by jun66j5 on 2016-12-06 12:09:41
ExcelDownloadPlugin: add minimal unit tests and support Trac 1.2
14858 by jun66j5 on 2015-08-05 08:42:14
ExcelDownloadPlugin: cut off text in cell longer than 32,767 characters (closes #10624)
14520 by jun66j5 on 2015-04-08 14:08:03
ExcelDownloadPlugin: fixed typo in Korean translations by Genie (closes #10038)


Author: jun66j5
Maintainer: Jun Omae <jun66j5 at>
Contributors: OpenGroove,Inc. and tracpath

Last modified 6 weeks ago Last modified on Dec 6, 2016, 10:41:00 AM

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