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I'm working on Blender Guru's anvil tutorial. At this point he insets a face and uses the boarder option to achieve the desired result. I'm using v2.9 which no longer supports the B shortcut, but I can enable it in the new sub-menu for the command. Nevertheless, nothing happens and the boarder piece remains, so I can't perform the extrude on a single entity; it comes out as two spikes. What am I doing wrong?

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If you turn off the Mirror, you will see that your anvil has a face inside look at the image, oce you delete that you will be able to use inset as expected

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  • $\begingroup$ Thanks. How do I turn off the mirror? I know how to delete it, but not turn it off temporarily. $\endgroup$ – Involute Oct 12 '20 at 7:05
  • $\begingroup$ If you go to the Mirror modifier, you will see some blue icons on the left side of the name "Mirror" click on those to turn it on and off $\endgroup$ – Emir Oct 12 '20 at 12:34
  • $\begingroup$ Aah, got it. Thanks. Unfortunately, it still doesn't solve my problem. I'd post a screenshot, but I don't know how. Blend-exchange only lets me upload .blend files. $\endgroup$ – Involute Oct 12 '20 at 16:45
  • $\begingroup$ Not sure why did not worked for you, i just switched the image for an animated gif, take a look at it $\endgroup$ – Emir Oct 14 '20 at 3:10
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I actually encountered the same issue, and wasn't even working after trying @emir process (on the answer). The only way I found was to move the inset face until it snapped the central edge. I haven't finished the anvil yet so i don't know if it will cause me problems, but for the moment it's OK

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