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How can I get the wkt from a geometry object in python? I'd like to be able to do something like the following:

from qgis.core import *
import qgis.utils
layer = qgis.utils.iface.activeLayer()
for feat in layer.getFeatures():
    geom = feat.geometry()
    #print something meaningful about the geom object

I've checked dir(geom), but there doesn't seem to be an option to get a wkt.

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The WKt can be obtained from geom as follows: your_string = geom.exportToWkt()

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In QGIS 3 there was a backwards incompatible change about this:

exportToWkt() was renamed to asWkt()

So now it is: your_string = geom.asWkt()

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