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I want to include some figures on the right of some list items. Here is an example with one figure in the second item:

    \item first item
    \item \placefigure[right]{none}{\framed[width=1in]{Figure}} \input knuth
    \item third item

Everything is great except there is a blank line after the item label. How can I remove this blank line so the content of the item is right after the item label?

If I use \startfiguretext instead of \placefigure:

    \item \startfiguretext[right]{none}{\framed[width=1in]{}} \input knuth

Not only is there a blank line after the item label, but the list item is no longer indented.

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It’s a general issue with floats in Context strategies against which are covered on the wiki. Also, possible duplicate of this question. – Philipp Gesang Mar 13 '13 at 18:07
The spacing of the float interferes with the spacing of the itemgroup. Without the caption the \starthanging[location=right]{…}…\stophanging mechanism would probably do the job. – Marco Mar 13 '13 at 18:09
@Marco The commands \starthanging and \stophanging are not recognized. I'm using TeX Live 2012: ConTeXt 2012.05.30 with XeTeX 9.99.99. – suyang Mar 13 '13 at 19:55
I struggled with a similar problem some time ago. Did you try using \startitem ... \stopitem instead of \item ... and putting your figure between items? (I didn't test this, just had this idea.) – mbork Mar 13 '13 at 20:36

@mbork Your suggestion worked like a charm. The code now looks like this:

    \item first item
\placefigure[right]{none}{\framed[width=1in,height=3in]{Dummy\crlf Figure}}
    \item \input knuth
    \item \input tufte
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You don't need to stop the itemize; simply put the \placefigure before the item that you want to float around. – Aditya Mar 14 '13 at 23:20
You are right, just need to put \placefigure before the \item, although logically this looks as if the placefigure belongs to the previous item. – suyang Mar 16 '13 at 0:57

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