REXX Instructions

  • Anthony S. Rudd


The REXX language provides the following instructions:
  • ADDRESS Set current command environment

  • ARG Get argument

  • CALL Invoke routine (exception handler)

  • DO Start of DO-block

  • DROP Free variable

  • EXIT Exit

  • IF — THEN — [ELSE] Conditional processing

  • INTERPRET Process run-time statement

  • ITERATE Iterate DO-loop

  • LEAVE Leave DO-loop

  • NOP No-instruction

  • NUMERIC Set numeric options

  • OPTIONS Set language processor options

  • PARSE Parse data

  • PROCEDURE Define start of procedure

  • PULL Retrieve element from stack

  • PUSH Place element at end of the stack

  • QUEUE Place element at start of the stack

  • RETURN Return from routine

  • SAY Display

  • SELECT Define start of SELECT-block

  • SIGNAL Exception handler processing

  • TRACE Set debugging option

  • UPPER Transform to uppercase

  • = Assign

  • commands.


Exception Handler Signal Instruction Exception Condition Character Expression Call Instruction 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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