TextExpander tip: Temporarily Disarming An Abbreviation

do want the actual abbreviation, no expansion, thank you. Here’s a down-and-dirty way to keep the “pop” in check: 1) Type the first letter of the abbreviation. 2) Press the left arrow key, followed by the right arrow key. 3) Finish typing the abbreviation. Arrow keys clear the key log–that’s why it works! (Thanks to Greg for passing this tip along!)