On this page, you can configure Rider's NuGet package manager.
If this option is enabled, Rider will search and install pre-release versions of packages.
If this option is enabled, Rider will search and install versions of packages that are at unlisted on the server (for example, at NuGet website). You may want to use this option to see outdated versions of packages.
Allow Rider to restore missing packages
This option defines global NuGet package restore policy. You may want to disable NuGet package restore if you have poor Internet connection, or if you work with a large solution with complex dependencies, where restoring packages with default settings can actually break compilation.
Automatically restore missing packages when necessary
This option affects different scenarios, where Rider automatically restores NuGet packages — e.g. when opening or building projects. By the way, automatic NuGet restore before building can be toggled on the
.NET Core restore engine
By default, JetBrains Rider uses its own implementation of the .NET Core restore engine. You can enable the MSBuild engine instead, which you may need if you use Paket dependency manager in your projects. Even more, this option will be automatically set to MSBuild if JetBrains Rider detects Paket configs in your solution.
Default package management format
| Use this selector to choose which NuGet package management format will be used: |
Preferences in the Install and Update and in Uninstall sections work exactly the same as in Visual Studio package manager: