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SqlGeography.STAsText Method

Returns the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Well-Known Text (WKT) representation of a SqlGeography instance.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Types
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Types (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Types.dll)

<SqlMethodAttribute(IsDeterministic := True, IsPrecise := False)> _
Public Function STAsText As SqlChars
Dim instance As SqlGeography 
Dim returnValue As SqlChars 

returnValue = instance.STAsText()

Return Value

Type: SqlChars
A SqlChars value that contains the WKT representation of the SqlGeography instance.

This text will not contain any Z (elevation) or M (measure) values carried by the instance.

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