Program Control Instructions
Program control instructions are used to change or modify the flow of a program. There are some instructions here to control the flow of the program.
Types of Program Control Instructions
Program control instructions has 5 major types which are explained below
Branch word is used in direct addressing mode while Jump word is used in indirect addressing mode with the same task. it moves from one location to another defined location.
It skips that specific instruction where we defined skip instruction
3. CALL & RETURN
It works like a subroutine. When we CALL, it transfers control to a specific position when it found RETURN it returns back to the next instruction from where It was called.
It is a condition between two variables like A>B, A<B, etc.
The test bit is used to set any value to zero to test the results. Mostly used in Flags.