STPointFromText Method
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SqlGeography.STPointFromText Method (SqlChars, Int32)


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 STPointFromText(
	SqlChars pointTaggedText,
	int srid


Type: System.Data.SqlTypes.SqlChars

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

Type: System.Int32

An int expression that represents the Spatial Reference ID (SRID) of the SqlGeography Point instance you wish to return.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Types.SqlGeography

A SqlGeography value constructed from the specified WKT representation.

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

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