STOverlaps (geometry Data Type)
Applies to: SQL Server (all supported versions) Azure SQL Database Azure SQL Managed Instance
Returns 1 if a geometry instance overlaps another geometry instance. Returns 0 if it does not.
.STOverlaps ( other_geometry )
To view Transact-SQL syntax for SQL Server 2014 and earlier, see Previous versions documentation.
Is another geometry instance to compare against the instance on which
STOverlaps() is invoked.
SQL Server return type: bit
CLR return type: SqlBoolean
Two geometry instances overlap if the region representing their intersection has the same dimension as the instances do and the region does not equal either instance.
STOverlaps() always returns 0 if the points where the geometry instances intersect are not the same dimension.
This method always returns null if the spatial reference IDs (SRIDs) of the geometry instances do not match.
The following example uses
STOverlaps() to test two geometry instances for overlap.
DECLARE @g geometry; DECLARE @h geometry; SET @g = geometry::STGeomFromText('POLYGON((0 0, 2 0, 2 2, 0 2, 0 0))', 0); SET @h = geometry::STGeomFromText('POLYGON((1 1, 3 1, 3 3, 1 3, 1 1))', 0); SELECT @g.STOverlaps(@h);