Operation: Source -->; Destination

Compatibility: 68000 Family

Assembler Syntax: MOVEA <ea>, An

Attributes: Size = (Word, Long)

Description: Moves the contents of the source to the destination
address register. The size of the operation is specified as
word or long. Word-size source operands are sign extended
to 32-bit quantities.

Condition Codes: Not affected.

Instruction Format:
\i1--2Size,3D. Register,--+u6Source,3Mode,3Register,

Instruction Fields:
Size field -- Specifies the size of the operand to be moved:
11 -- Word operation. The source operand is sign extended
to a long operand and all 32 bits are loaded into the
address register.
10 -- Long operation.
Destination Register field -- Specifies the destination address
Effective address field -- Specifies the location of the source
All addressing modes are allowed as shown:
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