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ST_StartPoint

Applies to ❌ Open Source Edition   ✅ Express Edition   ✅ Professional Edition   ✅ Enterprise Edition

This function returns the first point of a linestring. For example:

create.select(stStartPoint(stGeomFromText("LINESTRING (0 0, 1 1, 2 0, 3 1)"))).fetch();

The result being, for example

+---------------+
| ST_StartPoint |
+---------------+
| POINT (0 0)   |
+---------------+

Or, visually:






Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

stStartPoint(geometry)

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

Aurora MySQL, Aurora Postgres, CockroachDB, MariaDB, MySQL, Oracle, Postgres, Redshift, Snowflake

st_startpoint(geometry)

SQLServer

geometry.STStartPoint()

ASE, Access, BigQuery, DB2, Derby, DuckDB, Exasol, Firebird, H2, HSQLDB, Hana, Informix, MemSQL, SQLDataWarehouse, SQLite, Sybase, Teradata, Trino, Vertica, YugabyteDB

/* UNSUPPORTED */

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.20, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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