# How to get the minus sign in the shape builder tool ?

## How to get the minus sign in the shape builder tool ?

### Question

I was just going through the tutorial **HERE** and at 2:43 this guy uses the shape builder tool, so in my AI , i have the following:

Now i am getting the plus sign below my cursor , but inorder to follow the tutorial i need the minus sign , how do i get the minus sign in the shape builder tool ?

2016/01/26