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STLineFromText (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 (Initial release through current release).

STLineFromText ( 'linestring_tagged_text' , SRID )


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


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

SQL Server return type: geometry 

CLR return type: SqlGeometry

OGC type: LineString

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

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

DECLARE @g geometry;
SET @g = geometry::STLineFromText('LINESTRING (100 100, 200 200)', 0);
SELECT @g.ToString();
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