Documentation Home
MySQL 5.6 Reference Manual
Related Documentation Download this Manual
PDF (US Ltr) - 31.0Mb
PDF (A4) - 31.1Mb
PDF (RPM) - 29.3Mb
HTML Download (TGZ) - 7.2Mb
HTML Download (Zip) - 7.2Mb
HTML Download (RPM) - 6.2Mb
Man Pages (TGZ) - 175.7Kb
Man Pages (Zip) - 285.9Kb
Info (Gzip) - 3.0Mb
Info (Zip) - 3.0Mb
Excerpts from this Manual

MySQL 5.6 Reference Manual  /  ...  /  Functions That Create Geometry Values from WKT Values

12.15.3 Functions That Create Geometry Values from WKT Values

These functions take as arguments a Well-Known Text (WKT) representation and, optionally, a spatial reference system identifier (SRID). They return the corresponding geometry.

GeomFromText() and ST_GeomFromText() accept a WKT value of any geometry type as their first argument. Other functions provide type-specific construction functions for construction of geometry values of each geometry type.

For a description of WKT format, see Well-Known Text (WKT) Format.


User Comments
User comments in this section are, as the name implies, provided by MySQL users. The MySQL documentation team is not responsible for, nor do they endorse, any of the information provided here.
Sign Up Login You must be logged in to post a comment.