Can you turn an automation on/off with a button?

Hi, I am designing a Coda doc for new-to-Coda users, and I would like them to be able to turn an automation on/off with a button. I think this will be more intuitive for them than going to the automations tab. Is this possible?

Yes you can! It’s not straightforward, but essentially you would create a button that checks or unchecked a checkbox control inside the canvas. And then you keep the automation in question always on but with an if condition

The if condition simply says if the boxes checked, run the automation action, if it is unchecked, don’t run it

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