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CompositeBezier

As of Version 7.0, some of the functionality of the Splines Package is now built into the Mathematica kernel.

is a setting specifying the type of spline generated by Spline and SplineFit.
  • A composite Bézier spline is made up of a series of third-order Bézier curves with continuity. It alternates interpolating points and control points.
  • If the number of points given is even, then the last two points are reversed so that the final point is interpolated and the next to last is a control point for the final segment; if odd, then the final vertex is doubled.
Composite Bézier splines go through some, but not all, of the points:
Needs["Splines`"]
Composite Bézier splines go through some, but not all, of the points:
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