18.104.22.168 Special Characters
The semicolon ‘
’ is the line comment character;
If a ‘
’ appears as the first character of a line then the whole line is treated as a comment, but in this case the line could also be a logical line number directive (see Comments
) or a preprocessor control command (see Preprocessing
The Z80 assembler does not support a line separator character.
The dollar sign ‘
’ can be used as a prefix for hexadecimal numbers and as a symbol denoting the current location counter.
A backslash ‘
’ is an ordinary character for the Z80 assembler.
The single quote ‘
’ must be followed by a closing quote. If there is one character in between, it is a character constant, otherwise it is a string constant.