Transparent static control on a bitmap

I have a bitmap on my dialog (an about box). I want to show
some text information (variable at run time) on this bitmap. How do I create a static control so that it is transparent and shows only the text. (I tried setting the 'transparent' extended style of the static control without success).
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Tommy HuiEngineerCommented:
Why not just use OnPaint on the dialog and draw the text using DrawText()?
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