﻿ goalSeek Method | SpreadJS 13
GC.Spread.Sheets Namespace / CalcEngine type / goalSeek Method
The sheet that contains the cell that you want to adjust.
The row index of the cell that contains the value that you want to adjust.
The column index of the cell that contains the value that you want to adjust.
The sheet that contains the formula that you want to resolve.
The row index of the cell that contains the formula that you want to resolve.
The column index of the cell that contains the formula that you want to resolve.
The formula result that you want.
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goalSeek Method
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Attempts to find a value for one cell that produces the desired formula result in another cell.
Syntax
```var value; // Type: any
changingRow,
changingColumn,
formulaSheet,
formulaRow,
formulaColumn,
desiredResult);```
```function goalSeek(
changingSheet : Worksheet,
changingRow : number,
changingColumn : number,
formulaSheet : Worksheet,
formulaRow : number,
formulaColumn : number,
desiredResult : number
) : any;```

#### Parameters

changingSheet
The sheet that contains the cell that you want to adjust.
changingRow
The row index of the cell that contains the value that you want to adjust.
changingColumn
The column index of the cell that contains the value that you want to adjust.
formulaSheet
The sheet that contains the formula that you want to resolve.
formulaRow
The row index of the cell that contains the formula that you want to resolve.
formulaColumn
The column index of the cell that contains the formula that you want to resolve.
desiredResult
The formula result that you want.
Example
```// This sample shows how to use the goal seek.
// Loan amount is 10000, term is 18 months and pay 600 each month, evaluate what interest rate you will need to secure in order to meet your loan goal.
sheet.setValue(0, 1, 10000); // Loan Amount
sheet.setValue(1, 1, 18); // Term in Months
sheet.setFormatter(2, 1, "0%"); // Interest Rate
sheet.setFormatter(3, 1, "0.00");
sheet.setFormula(3, 1, "PMT(B3/12,B2,B1)"); // Payment
GC.Spread.Sheets.CalcEngine.goalSeek(sheet, 2, 1, sheet, 3, 1, -600); // result in B3 is 10%```
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