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SqlGeography.STPointFromText Method

Returns a SqlGeography 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.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Types
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Types (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Types.dll)

[SqlMethodAttribute(IsDeterministic = true, IsPrecise = false)]
public static SqlGeography STPointFromText(
	SqlChars pointTaggedText,
	int srid
)

Parameters

pointTaggedText
Type: SqlChars
The WKT representation of the SqlGeography Point instance you wish to return.
srid
Type: Int32
An int expression that represents the Spatial Reference ID (SRID) of the SqlGeography Point instance you wish to return.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Types.SqlGeography
A SqlGeography value constructed from the specified WKT representation.

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

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