(lispref.info)Editing Types

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Editing Types

   The types in the previous section are common to many Lisp-like
languages.  But Emacs Lisp provides several additional data types for
purposes connected with editing.

* Buffer Type
The basic object of editing.
* Window Type
Buffers are displayed in windows.
* Screen Type
Windows subdivide screens.
* Window Configuration Type
Recording the way a screen is subdivided.
* Marker Type
A position in a buffer.
* Process Type
A process running on the underlying OS.
* Stream Type
Receive or send characters.
* Keymap Type
What function a keystroke invokes.
* Syntax Table Type
What a character means.
* Display Table Type
How display tables are represented.
* Extent Type
How an extent is represented.

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