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Automate Goal Seek in Excel 2007

Automate Goal Seek in Excel 2007

Automate Goal Seek in Excel 2007

I'm trying to automate the Goal Seek function based on the current active cell.  What I want to do is have the user click a button and, based on the current active cell, the button will run the goal seek code and solve for the desired number.

The code is simple, but I am stupid when it comes to the RANGE object and using OFFSET.


ActiveCell.GoalSeek Goal:=1, ChangingCell:=ActiveCell.Range(ActiveCell).Offset(-1, 0)

Excel errors out on the word "Range" and says "Argument Not Optional" or some such thing.

How can I reference a cell that is in the same column, but one row above, the current cell and incorporate that into the Goal Seek code?



RE: Automate Goal Seek in Excel 2007

I always figure these things after the fact, heh.


Sub Close_MB()
Dim rng As Range
Set rng = ActiveCell

    ActiveCell.GoalSeek Goal:=1, ChangingCell:=rng.Offset(-1, 0)
    rng.Offset(0, 1).Activate
Set rng = Nothing

End Sub

I guess one question would be, do I need the "Set rng = Nothing" statement?  I had heard at one point that it was good to close such things.



RE: Automate Goal Seek in Excel 2007

Because I am not nearly as awesome as you.  :)

Star for you.  Thanks!



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