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 openpyxl (and lxml which is optional but reduces memory usage):
      $ pip install openpyxl lxml
    2. If you want Excel 2003 format (*.xls), install pypi:xlwt:
      $ pip install xlwt
  2. Install the plugin:
    1. For Trac 1.0 and later:
      $ pip install svn+
    2. For Trac 0.12.x:
      $ pip install svn+
  3. Enable the plugin in your trac.ini file:
    tracexceldownload.* = enabled
  4. Restart your tracd (or web server) if needed.

Recent Changes

18625 by jun66j5 on 2024-04-02 05:03:21
ExcelDownloadPlugin: fix *.xlsx export failing with garbled surrogate characters
18504 by jun66j5 on 2023-02-20 02:32:14
ExcelDownloadPlugin: update deps in tox.ini
18501 by jun66j5 on 2023-01-28 07:46:34
ExcelDownloadPlugin: remove unnecessary codes for Trac 1.0+


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

Last modified 18 months ago Last modified on Jan 25, 2023, 12:43:31 AM

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