This article describes how you can install the WinForms suite using a NuGet package. There are two ways for getting the NuGet packages:
The NuGet packages for Telerik UI for WinForms are created with a newer version of nuget.exe since R1 2018. If Visual Studio 2012 is used and the version of NuGet Package Manager is below 2.8, it won`t be able to install the NuGet packages. The possible solution is to update the version of NuGet Package Manager following these steps:
1. Open Visual Studio 2012
2. Tools >> Extensions and Updates
3. Updates >> Visual Studio gallery
4. NuGet Package Manager >> Update
First you need to log in using your licensed account. This way you will be able to download the packages:note
The following article shows where you can find the downloads section Download Product Files
Then you need to add packages to Visual Studio. Open the NuGet manager and then click the options button:
Add new package source. The Source should point to the folder with the NuGets:
The final step is to select and install the desired packages. Please note that there are two versions, one for .NET 2.0 to 3.5 and one for 2.0 or newer.
You need to add the Telerik package server (https://nuget.telerik.com/nuget) to the package sources in visual studio.
First open the Options window:
Add new source and add the server to the Source field:
When the Package Source is selected you will be prompted for a user name and a password. Use the credentials for your Telerik Account:
Then you can just select and install the desired NuGet packages.