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SqlGeography.STGeomFromText Method (SqlChars, Int32)

 

Applies To: SQL Server 2016 Preview

Returns a SqlGeography 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.

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

[SqlMethodAttribute(IsDeterministic = true, IsPrecise = false)]
public static SqlGeography STGeomFromText(
	SqlChars geometryTaggedText,
	int srid
)

Parameters

geometryTaggedText
Type: System.Data.SqlTypes.SqlChars

The WKT representation of the SqlGeography instance you wish to return.

srid
Type: System.Int32

An int expression that represents the spatial reference ID (SRID) of the SqlGeography instance you wish to return.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Types.SqlGeography

A SqlGeography instance constructed from the WKY representation.

The OGC type of the SqlGeography instance returned by STGeomFromText is set to the corresponding WKT input.

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

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