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 creates spreadsheets using openpyxl or xlwt library, both of which are open source licensed.

Key features:

  • In the query and ticket screen, you can download all entries including the change history of tickets.
  • The downloaded data can be further manipulated in Excel spreadsheets.

To use this plugin, 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.

See also: ExportImportXlsPlugin

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:openpyxl or pypi:xlwt library:
    1. If you want Excel 2007 format (*.xlsx), install pypi:openpyxl and pypi:lxml:
      $ easy_install openpyxl lxml
      # or
      $ pip install openpyxl lxml
    2. If you want Excel 2003 format (*.xls), install pypi:xlwt:
      $ easy_install xlwt
      # or
      $ pip install xlwt
      • You could install pypi:xlwt/0.7.5 for Python 2.4 or 2.5.
        $ easy_install xlwt==0.7.5
        # or
        $ pip install xlwt==0.7.5
  2. Install the plugin:
    $ easy_install
  3. Enable the plugin in your trac.ini file:
    tracexceldownload.* = enabled
  4. Restart your tracd (or web server) if needed.

Recent Changes

16206 by jun66j5 on 2017-01-26 03:42:57
ExcelDownloadPlugin: replace invalid characters for Excel format with U+FFFD characters
16205 by jun66j5 on 2017-01-25 12:57:15
ExcelDownloadPlugin: fix corrupt file when a cell has text started with =
16204 by jun66j5 on 2017-01-25 10:32:46
ExcelDownloadPlugin: support *.xlsx format using openpyxl


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

Last modified 6 months ago Last modified on Apr 21, 2018, 12:31:34 PM

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