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Re: 4th order bezier bows


From: Mats Bengtsson
Subject: Re: 4th order bezier bows
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 17:40:58 +0100

> Oh, so what you are telling me is that ps have a builtin command for drawing a
> 3rd order bezier curve...?
> I didn't know that. This makes things a bit hairier... :-(
> I will try and find a ps-guru and then I'll return...

I made a quick search in the Postscript reference manual
(http://partners.adobe.com/asn/developer/technotes/postscript.html)
and it seems that only cubic B├ęzier curves are supported in Postscript.
Of course, you could get a good approximation of a higher order spline
by dividing the curve into several segments.

  /Mats





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