This section describes how to create and manipulate abbrev tables.
This function creates and returns a new, empty abbrev table—an obarray containing no symbols. It is a vector filled with zeros.
This function undefines all the abbrevs in abbrev table table,
leaving it empty. The function returns
This function defines table-name (a symbol) as an abbrev table name,
i.e., as a variable whose value is an abbrev table. It defines abbrevs
in the table according to definitions, a list of elements of the
(abbrevname expansion hook
usecount). The value is always
This is a list of symbols whose values are abbrev tables.
define-abbrev-table adds the new abbrev table name to this list.
This function inserts before point a description of the abbrev table
named name. The argument name is a symbol whose value is an
abbrev table. The value is always
If human is non-
nil, the description is human-oriented.
Otherwise the description is a Lisp expression—a call to
define-abbrev-table that would define name exactly as it
is currently defined.