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STMLineFromText (geometry Data Type)


Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview

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.

STMLineFromText ( 'multilinestring_tagged_text' , SRID )


Is the WKT representation of the geometry MultiLineString 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 geometry MultiLineString instance you wish to return.

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();

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