Re: [R] French Curve

From: Charles C. Berry <>
Date: Sat 02 Apr 2005 - 05:23:44 EST

Ken Knoblauch <knoblauch <at>> writes:


> >I remember that my father had a French curve: it was a plastic template
> >used for drawing which had several smooth edges of varying curvature.

Yes. These were used by graphic artists, among others.

Some pictures of these are posted at

Along with a cute anecdote about the use of the French curve by physicist Richard Feynman.

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