STLineFromWKB (geography Data Type)

APPLIES TO: yesSQL Server (starting with 2008) yesAzure SQL Database noAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Returns a LineString geography instance from an Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Well-Known Binary (WKB) representation.


STLineFromWKB ( 'WKB_linestring' , SRID )  


Is the WKB representation of the LineString geography instance you wish to return. WKB_linestring is a varbinary(max) expression.

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

Return Types

SQL Server return type: geography

CLR return type: SqlGeography

OGC type: LineString


This method throws a FormatException if the input is not well-formatted.


The following example uses STLineFromWKB() to create a geographyinstance.

DECLARE @g geography;  
SET @g = geography::STLineFromWKB(0x010200000002000000D7A3703D0A975EC08716D9CEF7D34740CBA145B6F3955EC08716D9CEF7D34740, 4326);  
SELECT @g.ToString();  

See Also

OGC Static Geography Methods