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Unique Workbook Identifier

Here at work we have a set of 12 workbooks, that form an extensive activity plan. I have created an add-in that creates a worksheet menu bar item and adds different functionalities to these 12 files. Because any user might have more than one of these documents open at one time, I am forced to refer to the documents by ActiveWorkbook. A bonus added feature: the names of these files change periodically, but not at the same time.

Before running any procedure I must validate that the active book is one of these files. Currently I am testing the existence of a veryhidden sheet codenamed "shIsValid" in the workbook. Now I'm thinking, there has to be a better way to do this. Simplest way would be if ThisWorkbook object had a Tag property similar to UserForms, but this doesn't seem to be the case. I wonder, is there actually a way to give a workbook any identifier (boolean, string or number) that I can access directly, so I can get rid of these dummy worksheets.

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Formula In The Name Define In Workbook That Refers To Another Workbook
I have a formula in the Name Define part of excel in workbook that refers to another workbook. =IF(COUNTIF([DaysWorking.xls]Sunday!$A:$A,'2009'!I1)>0,1,"")

The DaysWorking.xls workbook is a data workbook, users may change the data and after they are done, they may exit the program but not save it. The DaysWorking.xls workbook should always revert back to the original form. I've put a read only property on it, but the problem lies when the user saves the file under Save/As function. Excel then updates the link to whatever the user saves the file as. Is there a way to make sure that the formula never get's changed?

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