Programming Tips - win32: easy status control
Date: 2019jan18 Platform: win32 Q. win32: easy status control A. Using the official StatusBar control is a pain. Here are other ways that look fine: 1. Static Text Its called "static" but you can change it 2. An Edit Control with Read Only = true Setting it to read only stops the user from entering text (of course) but it also grays it so looks pretty much like a status bar.