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Ctrls with CreateWindowEx

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The following code creates a child static window using CreateWindowEx

#include <GUIConstants.au3>

$Form1 = GUICreate("CreateWindowEx childs", 300, 100)
GuiSetBkColor(0xa0c0e0)

$style = BitOR($WS_CHILD, $WS_BORDER, $WS_VISIBLE)
$ex_style = 0
$x=10
$y=10
$width=250
$height=20

; Create a child static window

$l_hwnd = DllCall("user32.dll", "long", "CreateWindowEx", "long", $ex_style, _
        "str", 'STATIC', "str", 'Static ctrl with CreateWindowEx', _
        "long", $style, "long", $x, "long", $y, "long", $width, "long", $height, _
        "hwnd", $Form1, "long", 0, "hwnd", 0, "long", 0)
        
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

While 1
$nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
Switch $nMsg
    Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
        Exit
EndSwitch
WEnd

When compiled with 3.2.2.0 autoit the Static control is transparent.

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but with 3.2.5.6 version the Static control uses the original GUI color as backgound.

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The same happens for the WC_LINK class (hyperlink) controls that are the controls I am mainly interested in.

Is there any way to have this old behaviour back?

regards

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