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DbSpatialServices.GeographyFromText Method (String)

.NET Framework 4.5

Creates a new DbGeography value based on the specified well-known text value.

Namespace:  System.Data.Spatial
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity (in System.Data.Entity.dll)
public abstract DbGeography GeographyFromText(
	string wellKnownText


Type: System.String

A string that contains a well-known text representation of the geography value.

Return Value

Type: System.Data.Spatial.DbGeography
A new DbGeography value as defined by the well-known text value with the default DbGeography coordinate system identifier (SRID) (DefaultCoordinateSystemId).


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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