For VC 1.52 you can derive your own class from CStatusBar and handle the DoPaint - copy the implementation of DoPaint from MFC source and change it so that it call SetTextColor with your required color
This is to be the first in a series of articles demonstrating the development of a complete windows based application using the MFC classes. I’ll try to keep each article focused on one (or a couple) of the tasks that one may meet.
Have you tried to learn about Unicode, UTF-8, and multibyte text encoding and all the articles are just too "academic" or too technical? This article aims to make the whole topic easy for just about anyone to understand.
This Micro Tutorial will give you a basic overview how to record your screen with Microsoft Expression Encoder. This program is still free and open for the public to download.
This will be demonstrated using Microsoft Expression Encoder 4.