Solver add-in doesn't optimize

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Hello everybody,

I hope you can help me with this. I'm using the solver add-in for various optimizations, but since yesterday I can't get it to work on the most basic level.


Below is the problem setup. The squared difference is (obviously) minimized when current value and target are the same: 

Solver 1.JPG


However, after "solving" the optimization, the current values remains unchanged. Solver claims that this is the optimal solution, which it obviously isn't.

Solver 2.JPG


Please also see below for the solver options:

Solver 3.JPGSolver 4.JPG


Any idea what I could try differently?

Thanks very much in advance!



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