When exporting the issues of a search to Word you have a predefined format which in essence if not very compact. You are assuming I need all the "operational" info about the issue, but in reality I may be exporting it into Word to share the "whats new" list or PRD with other users. I would be happy to not have all the uninteresting stuff:
Status: ,Project:,Component/s: ,Affects Version/s: ,Fix Version/s: ,Type: ,Priority: ,Reporter:,Assigned To: Resolution:,Votes: ,Remaining Estimate: Time Spent:,Original Estimate:
Suggestion: when I click on the Word link, a popup with list of fields comes up. I can un-check all the fields I have no interest in and that is it. you only export the fields I selected. This is very much easy to customize, as opposed to the "natural" way of making me do things which is going to some "configuration" page and changing the settings there. I also think it is very easy to implement, and at least for me the value is that I don't need to manually fix the word document....