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DW Assembler Statement

Arguments
label:〛 DW expression 〚, expression ...〛
Description

The DW statement initializes memory with one or more word (2-byte) values. label is a symbol that is assigned the current memory address. expression is a word value that is stored in memory. Each expression may be a symbol, a string, or an expression.

The DW statement may be specified only within a code or const segment. An error is generated if it is used in a different segment.

See Also

DB, DBIT, DD, DS, DSB, DSD, DSW

Example
TABLE:  DW      TABLE, TABLE+10, HERE
HERE:   DW      0
CTAB:   DW      CASE0, CASE1, CASE2, CASE3
        DW      $
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