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This is what mine looks like. Here is what I would like it to look like: enter image description here I cannot figure out why the edges of mine are not expanding like in the tutorial I'm following. I'd appreciate some suggestions.

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    $\begingroup$ is there a difference? on the video he just pulled it a bit less, no? $\endgroup$ – moonboots Apr 30 at 12:30
  • $\begingroup$ If you look at the edges of the area that I'm extruding close up it seems that his is different. I cannot figure out why. $\endgroup$ – Morgan Apr 30 at 12:56
  • $\begingroup$ maybe share your file: blend-exchange.giantcowfilms.com $\endgroup$ – moonboots Apr 30 at 12:57
  • $\begingroup$ If you zoom in you can see that the edges of his connect different to mine. I'm having trouble uploading the file. Is it not possible for you to see it through the images? $\endgroup$ – Morgan Apr 30 at 13:04
  • $\begingroup$ or use pasteall.org/blend $\endgroup$ – moonboots Apr 30 at 13:06

You have overlapping vertices, it messes up your extrusion, go in Edit mode, select all and press AltM > Merge by Distance.

The threshold in the Operator box should be enough.

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  • $\begingroup$ Thanks so much! I got it to work. I am new to Blender, could you possibly explain what you mean by the threshold in the operator box? $\endgroup$ – Morgan Apr 30 at 13:39
  • $\begingroup$ I've edited my answer, the Operator box is on the bottom left of your 3D view, it appears as soon as you make an action that can be set up, here you can set the merge distance, it means that the merge operation won't happen between vertices that are separated by more than the distance. $\endgroup$ – moonboots Apr 30 at 13:47
  • $\begingroup$ @Morgan You had probably extruded the face and where moving the extruded vertices and then cancelled it. Cancelling the extrusion snaps the new vertices back on top of the original vertices. $\endgroup$ – Leander Apr 30 at 14:05

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