MI_GeometryType

Description

Returns a string indicating the type of a geometry object.

Syntax

MI_GeometryType ( geometry )

Arguments

geometry is an expression which returns a geometry.

Example

Returns the geometry type for the specified countries.

select MI_GeometryType([Geometry_Column]) as MI_GEOMETRYTYPE  from countries where country in ('Canada','Brazil','China')

Remarks

The value returned is one of the following (which is also found in the MapInfo.Geometry.GeometryType enumeration):