Help Updating a Field in a Record

Hi - I am very new to scripting and looking for advice on how to update the existing script.

I grabbed this pre-made script from the Airtable library to create child records. In addition to creating the child records, I was hoping to update a field on that child record as well with an inputted value. Can anyone advise on what updates to make?

let settings = input.config({

title: 'Create child linked records',

description: `For a record in a "parent" table, this script will create some

number of “child” records in another table, where each “child” references the “parent”

through a Linked Record field.`,

items: [

    input.config.table('parentTable', { label: 'Parent table' }),

    input.config.table('childTable', { label: 'Child table' }),

    input.config.field('linkField', {

        parentTable: 'childTable',

        label: 'Linked record field',

    }),

],

});

async function createChildrenLinkedRecords() {

let { parentTable, childTable, linkField } = settings;

if (

    linkField.type !== 'multipleRecordLinks' ||

    linkField.options?.linkedTableId !== parentTable.id

) {

    output.text('Linked record field must be of type linked record to parent table.');

    return;

}

// Airtable limits batch operations to 50 records or fewer.

let maxRecordsPerCall = 50;

let parentRecord = await input.recordAsync('Parent record', parentTable);

while (!parentRecord) {

    output.text('You must select a record.');

    parentRecord = await input.recordAsync('Parent record', parentTable);

}

let newRecordCount = parseInt(await input.textAsync('Number of records to create'), 10);

let newRecords = [];

// Part 1: Prepare the new records

for (let index = 0; index < newRecordCount; index += 1) {

    newRecords.push({

        fields: {

            [linkField.id]: [{ id: parentRecord.id }],           

        },

    });

}

// Part 2: Perform the record creation operations in batches

while (newRecords.length > 0) {

    await childTable.createRecordsAsync(newRecords.slice(0, maxRecordsPerCall));

    newRecords = newRecords.slice(maxRecordsPerCall);             

}

output.text('Done');

}

await createChildrenLinkedRecords();

Hi,

here,

let newRecordCount = parseInt(await input.textAsync('Number of records to create'), 10);

add another input.textAsync line to add your text
don’t use “parseInt”, as you need text, not number
the name of variable (like “newRecordCount”) - choose yourself

here:

  fields: {

            [linkField.id]: [{ id: parentRecord.id }],

add your field.
(e.g.)


        [linkField.id]: [{ id: parentRecord.id }],
        "MyField": myVariable

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