# [NTG-context] Unwanted spaces removing

```Hello ConTeXist,
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For some reason I need to use \placefigure environment in such a way that no space are before and after this environment (eg space for image caption under image). I want to hit as a result of using \externalfigure separately only. Can this be arranged? I tried \removelastskip, \removeunwantedspaces etc, but without success.
```
Thanks Jaroslav.

Here is my example ...

\starttext

\input knuth

% here is no blank in PDF document

\externalfigure[cow]

% here is no blank in PDF document

\input knuth

```
% <- Here is blank before image and I can remove it, so it was like in the previous example
```
\placefigure[here]{none}{\externalfigure[cow]}

```
% <- Here is blank under image (for caption of figure) and I can remove it, so it was like in the previous example
```
\input tufte

\stoptext
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