Best way for user to update a record


I am trying to have the user update a field on a record using a text box and button and I’m wondering if there is a simple way to do this. By my understanding, it would be something like having the button trigger a custom UIAction that merges the record, where from that UIAction there is some way to reference the value of the text box. Is this along the right lines? As far as examples go, would trying to simplify UIActionCreateWorkOrder be the right direction?


Here is an example illustrating the use of EditableForms and Action