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Continuous Form with command buttons

Continuous Form with command buttons
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I have a continuous form that I would like to have a command button in each row. The caption of each button should correspond to the values in a table (tblCallTypes). When you click on thebutton it is going to add a new record in (tblTally) with some information based on the user's log in.

I am having trouble creating these buttons the way I have described. I should be okay once I get the buttons captioned correctly.
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