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STMLineFromText (geometry Data Type)

Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview

Topic Status: Some information in this topic is preview and subject to change in future releases. Preview information describes new features or changes to existing features in Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2).

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 )

multilinestring_tagged_text

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

SRID

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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