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Tab Control

I've created a tab control this way:
    hwndTab = CreateWindow(
        WC_TABCONTROL, "",
        WS_CHILD | WS_CLIPSIBLINGS | WS_VISIBLE,
        0, 0, rcClient.right, rcClient.bottom,
        hWnd, NULL, (HINSTANCE) GetWindowLong(hWnd, GWL_HINSTANCE), NULL
        );

And I'm changing the text of the tab this way:

  TCITEM t;
  t.mask = TCIF_TEXT;
  t.pszText = buffer;
  t.cchTextMax = strlen(buffer);
  TabCtrl_SetItem(gTABhwnd, 1, &t);

The problem is that the tab control redraws itself when I change the tab caption, causing flicker as I redraw the controls on the tab. Is there any way to avoid this? (i.e. change the text without flicker.) Like not having the control or the window erase the background?
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dmag
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dmag
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Tommy HuiEngineerCommented:
Try adding WS_CLIPCHILDREN to your tab control's style.

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dmagAuthor Commented:
Bingo! Now see my next question...
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