I have a document with quite a number of figures, some of which have a longer figure caption (in particular some take multiple lines). The image shows such a case:

the empty space I would like to get rid of.

I would like the second and consecutive lines to be aligned with the 'F' from 'Figure', i.e. get rid of the white space below the figure label.

The gecko expample from the wikibook (https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Floats,_Figures_and_Captions) shows this. But they seem to do nothing special to achieve this. Maybe a different software version?

How can this be done?




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Bernard's suggestions solved it: I added \captionsetup{format=plain} in the preamble and that's it. Thanks!

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