How to change CSV Export for Mantis

Mantis has a very intuitive export feature and allow administrators to customize the export column.

  1. Click “Manage” from Main Menu.
  2. Click “Manage Configuration” from “Manage” sub-menu.
  3. “Configuration Report” will be selected by default.
  4. Scroll to the form at the bottom of the page.
  5. Select the user to which the change applies or “All Users”.
  6. Select the project to which the change applies or “All Projects”.
  7. Type “csv_columns” in the “configuration option” field.
  8. Leave “Type” field set to “Default”.


For step 7, there are a few field can be filled:

  • csv_columns
  • excel_columns
  • view_issues_page_columns