When modifying a curve being close to a straight line 3DS max 'snaps' the curve into a straight line:

Unwanted Spline snap

The question is how to resolve this so the on screen output is as expected, i.e. a smooth spline.

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    Note your "question" doe not ask a question therefore your answer is not understandable. Please edit. Also operating your 3D applicateion is not really on topic here.
    – joojaa
    Feb 7, 2017 at 6:54

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In the process of composing the question I discovered the answer.

Under the "Interpolation" menu of the modifiers tab, turn off the "Optimize" option.

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I posted this since I couldn't find this info elsewhere and hopes it helps someone else.

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