How to run a script allowing user inputs

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6 - Interface Innovator
6 - Interface Innovator

This is a real noob question, so forgive me…

I want to call a script that will include user inputs. Whenever I try and do this from the automation interface, the code declaration errors.

I have found the script app in marketplace and can successfully run this fragment within the editor:

output.markdown(’# Hello, world!’);

let name = await input.textAsync(‘What is your name?’);
output.text(Welcome to the scripting app, ${name}.);

My question is how do I call this from an automation or a button anywhere else?

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You can’t call apps, or have any user inputs, in an Automation.

Add a Button field to the appropriate table and set its action to “Run script”.

Thanks, I’ll try that