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AsGml (geometry Data Type)


Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview

Returns the Geography Markup Language (GML) representation of a geometry instance.

For more information on Geography Markup Language, see the following Open Geospatial Consortium Specification:OGC Specifications, Geography Markup Language.

Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version), Azure SQL Database.

.AsGml ( )

SQL Server return type: xml

CLR return type: SqlXml

The following example creates a LineString instance and uses AsGML() to return the GML description of the instance.

DECLARE @g geometry;
SET @g = geometry::STGeomFromText('LINESTRING(0 0, 0 1, 1 0)', 0)
SELECT @g.AsGml();

This method returns the description as a LineString instance.

<LineString xmlns="http://www.opengis.net/gml">
<posList>0 0 0 1 1 0</posList></LineString>
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