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how do i make a transparent (delphi 6) statictext label

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how can i make a transparent (delphi 6) statictext label...,

 i need a transparent label of some sort upon which a filename is presented, for a install (setup) program, the problem is that,
my code contains a for-to-do loop in which i try to update the caption of a label (i have tried both Tlabel and statictext labels), the TLabel component will freeze until the loop is finished, and you only see the last filename that was executed in the loop, the statictext however, displays every filename and has no problems having it's caption changed so quickly, but the problem is you cannot make it truely transparent...

can i doublebuffer a TLabel?...
 
 i have tried
  statictext1.color := clTransparentColorValue;

  Deriving the component and exposing the canvas but still cannot use the canvas properly

can use please help me?... (i have paid my $9.99US after all, sorry don't take that insultingly)...

p.s. i do have a few other questions (2-3) to ask but i shall ask them one at a time...
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