XAML preview "Failed to build preview" with Xamarin forms

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I created an Xamarin app in Visual Studio then I tried to open it in Rider just to try it out but when I open a XAML file then click on XAML Preview I get an error in the preview window saying "Failed to build preview" with a little red exclamation next to it.

Does anyone know how to fix this so I can preview layouts?

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The XAML previewer is only for WPF, it doesn't work with Xamarin Forms XAML files

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Hi all! You're absolutely right, we have no Xamarin Forms XAML preview right now in Rider. Please, follow and vote these issues:  RIDER-22664 and RIDER-14730. It'll allow you not to miss the time when the feature will be implemented. 

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Hi Alexandra!

I think that the Hot Reload is more important. Xamarin developers had to wait years to get it on VS. I hope that Rider will get it as soon as possible :)

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