AARM User's GuideAARM Introduction Assembling Programs Operators Control Statements Reference __ERROR__ __WARNING__ AREA DB DCB DCD DCF DCF64 DCW DD DF DS DSB DSD DSW DW ELSE ELSEIF END ENDIF ENDP EQU EXTERN EXTRN IF LIT NAME ORG PROC PUBLIC RSEG SET SPACE Macro Processor Error Messages
The AARM Assembler provides a number of control statements that permit you to define symbol values, reserve and initialize storage, and control the placement of your code.
These statements should not be confused with processor instructions or with assembler directives. They do not produce executable code and, with the exception of the DB, DD, DW, DBPTR, DSPTR, and DPPTR statements, they have no direct effect on the contents of code memory. These controls change the state of the assembler, define user symbols, and add information to the object file.
Control statements may be divided into the following categories:
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