STGeomCollFromText (geography Data Type)

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)yesAzure SQL DatabasenoAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Returns a geography instance from an Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Well-Known Text (WKT) representation, augmented with any Z (elevation) and M (measure) values carried by the instance.

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Syntax


STGeomCollFromText ( 'geometrycollection_tagged_text' , SRID )  

Arguments

geometrycollection_tagged_text
Is the WKT representation of the geography instance you wish to return. geometrycollection_tagged_text is an nvarchar(max) expression.

SRID
Is an int expression representing the spatial reference ID (SRID) of the geography instance you wish to return.

Return Types

SQL Server return type: geography

CLR return type: SqlGeography

Remarks

The OGC type of the geography instance returned by STGeomCollFromText() is set to the corresponding WKT input.

This method throws an ArgumentException if the input is not valid.

Examples

The following example uses STGeomCollFromText() to create a geography instance.

DECLARE @g geography;  
DECLARE @g geography;  
SET @g = geography::STGeomCollFromText('GEOMETRYCOLLECTION ( POINT(-122.34900 47.65100), LINESTRING(-122.360 47.656, -122.343 47.656) )', 4326);  
SELECT @g.ToString();  

See Also

OGC Static Geography Methods