When you generate a report or list, you have the option to take a number of actions on the records in that list. One of those actions is to download it to Excel or CSV.
- From within Lists and Reports module, execute any list or report
- At the bottom of that screen, click the button called 'Take Action'
- This will take you to the screen where you can take a number of actions
- Click The item called Download your list
- This will generate a standard list with all the basic fields into Excel format.