DbGeography.FromText Method (String)

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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 static DbGeography FromText(
	string wellKnownText
)

Parameters

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 geography coordinate system identifier (SRID) (DefaultCoordinateSystemId).

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

wellKnownText

.NET Framework
Available since 4.5
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