STMLineFromText (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.


STMLineFromText ( 'multilinestring_tagged_text' , SRID )  


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

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

Return Types

SQL Server return type: geometry

CLR return type: SqlGeometry

OGC type: MultiLineString


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


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

DECLARE @g geometry;  
SET @g = geometry::STMLineFromText('MULTILINESTRING ((100 100, 200 200), (3 4, 7 8, 10 10))', 0);  

SELECT @g.ToString();

See Also

OGC Static Geometry Methods