Was this page helpful?
Your feedback about this content is important. Let us know what you think.
Additional feedback?
1500 characters remaining
Export (0) Print
Expand All

STMLineFromText (geography Data Type)


Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview

Returns a geography 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 geography 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 geography MultiLineString instance you wish to return.

SQL Server return type: geography

CLR return type: SqlGeography

OGC type: MultiLineString

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

The following example uses STMLineFromText() to create a geography instance.

DECLARE @g geography;
SET @g = geography::STMLineFromText('MULTILINESTRING ((-122.358 47.653, -122.348 47.649, -122.348 47.658, -122.358 47.658, -122.358 47.653), (-122.357 47.654, -122.357 47.657, -122.349 47.657, -122.349 47.650, -122.357 47.654))', 4326);
SELECT @g.ToString();
Was this page helpful?
(1500 characters remaining)
Thank you for your feedback

Community Additions

© 2015 Microsoft