# curves – Curves for LaTeX picture environment

The draws curves in the standard LaTeX picture environment using parabolas between data points with continuous slope at joins; for circles and arcs, it uses up to 16 parabolas. The package also draws symbols or dash patterns along curves.

The package provides facilities equivalent to technical pens with
compasses and French curves. Curves consist of short secants
drawn by overlapping disks or line-drawing `\special` commands
selected by package options.

Sources | `/macros/latex/contrib/curves` |

Documentation | |

Version | 1.53 |

License | The LaTeX Project Public License |

Copyright | 1991–1996,2000 Ian Maclaine-cross |

Maintainer | Ian Maclaine-Cross |

Contained in | TeX Live as curves |

MiKTeX as curves | |

Topics |
draw (parametric) curves graphics produced by one of the *TeX engines |

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