STLineFromText (geometry Data Type)

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

Returns a geometry 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.

|Applies to: SQL Server ( SQL Server 2008 through current version), Azure SQL Database (Initial release through current release).|


STLineFromText ( 'linestring_tagged_text' , SRID )  


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

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

Return Types

SQL Server return type: geometry

CLR return type: SqlGeometry

OGC type: LineString


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


The following example uses STLineFromText() to create a geometry instance.

DECLARE @g geometry;  
SET @g = geometry::STLineFromText('LINESTRING (100 100, 200 200)', 0);  
SELECT @g.ToString();  

See Also

OGC Static Geometry Methods