=                Create Absolute Symbol                        MASM Directive


Assigns expression to name as an absolute symbol.

Notes:     No space is allocated. The assembler replaces each
occurrence of name with the 16-bit numeric value of

The expression can be an integer, a constant expression,
an address expression, or a 1 or 2 character constant
string.  The expression must not be greater than 65535.

The name must be unique or previously defined with an
'=' (Create Absolute Symbol) directive.

Absolute symbols CAN be redefined at any time.

See also: EQU
See also: LABEL

= Create Absolute Symbol