Micro-blog: How to List Installed Nuget Packages from Visual Studio’s Package Manager Console (and be able to read them)


If you are familiar with Visual Studio’s Package Manager Console, then you probably already know that you can use the “Get-Package” command to list all the packages installed for a given project.  If you’ve done this before, you also know that the default width of the “Id” column can truncate many of the entries:

Luckily it’s very easy to format the output using the PowerShell Format cmdlets.  Simply adding 

| Format-Table -AutoSize

to the end of the command will fix the formatting:

That’s it, hope it helps.

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