macro instruction


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macro instruction

An instruction that defines a macro. In assembly language, MACRO and ENDM are examples that define the beginning and end of a macro. In C, the #DEFINE statement is used.
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intSqrt(I) I> 10 ireturn Method Point () 0 Macro#206 Method Rectangle () 0 Macro#206 Macro table: Macro instruction 204: 0 aload_0 1 getfield #4 <Field Point.
The CLIPPER processor chip includes a small ROM (known as the Macro Instruction ROM), which holds various useful code sequences.
Using a repetition factor can save a lot of typing when you are entering macro instructions.
Macro instructions are available to further simplify the integration of motion control into the IDEC FC6A PLC.