Problem with Threads and a static variable

I have a problem with the code below. I am yet to make sure that I understand the problem. Correct me if I am wrong please.
Code functionality:
A timer calls SetState every second. It sets the state and sets boolean variable "changed" to true. Then notifies a main process thread to check if the state changed to send a message.
The problem as far I understand is:
Assume the timer Thread calls SetState twice before the main process Thread runs. As a result, "changed" is set to true twice. However, since the main process is blocked twice during the two calls to SetState, when it runs it would have the two SetState timer threads blocked on its synchronized body. It will pass the first one, send the message and set "changed" to false since it was true. Now, it will pass the second thread, but here is the problem, "changed" is already set to false. As a result, it won't send the message even though it is supposed to.
Would you please let me know if my understanding is correct? If so, what would you propose to resolve the problem? Should I call wait some other or should I notify in a different way?
Thanks,
B.D.
Code:
private static volatile boolean bChanged = false;
private static Thread objMainProcess;
   protected static void Init(){
        objMainProcess = new Thread() {
            public void run() {
                while( objMainProcess == Thread.currentThread() ) {
                   GetState();
        objMainProcess.setDaemon( true );
        objMainProcess.start();
    public static void initStatusTimer(){
        if(objTimer == null)
             objTimer = new javax.swing.Timer( 1000, new java.awt.event.ActionListener(){
                public void actionPerformed( java.awt.event.ActionEvent evt){
                          SetState();
    private static void SetState(){
        if( objMainProcess == null ) return;
        synchronized( objMainProcess ) {
            bChanged = true;
            try{
                objMainProcess.notify();
            }catch( IllegalMonitorStateException e ) {}
    private static boolean GetState() {
        if( objMainProcess == null ) return false;
        synchronized( objMainProcess ) {
            if( bChanged) {
                SendMessage();
                bChanged = false;
                return true;
            try {
                objMainProcess.wait();
            }catch( InterruptedException e ) {}
            return false;
    }

Thanks DrClap for your reply. Everything you said is right. It is not easy to make them alternate since SetState() could be called from different places where the state could be anything else but a status message. Like a GREETING message for example. It is a handshaking message but not a status message.
Again as you said, There is a reason I can't call sendMessage() inside setState().
The only way I was able to do it is by having a counter of the number of notifies that have been called. Every time notify() is called a counter is incremented. Now instead of just checking if "changed" flag is true, I also check if notify counter is greater than zero. If both true, I send the message. If "changed" flag is false, I check again if the notify counter is greater than zero, I send the message. This way it works, but it is kind of a patch than a good design fix. I am yet to find a good solution.
Thanks,
B.D.

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              GBC.gridx = 3;
              GBC.gridy = 1;
              innertoppanel.add(Box.createHorizontalStrut(220), GBC);
              OrderedDateLbl = new JLabel("Order Date");
              OrderedDateLbl.setBorder(BorderFactory.createEmptyBorder(10,10,10,10));
              OrderedDateLbl.setFont(font);
              OrderedDateLbl.setForeground(LblfontColor);
              GBC.gridx = 4;
              GBC.gridy = 1;
              innertoppanel.add(OrderedDateLbl, GBC);     
              //Get today's date
              Date todaydate = new Date();
              OrderedDateTxt = new JTextField(simpleDF.format(todaydate), 20);
              OrderedDateTxt.setHorizontalAlignment(JTextField.CENTER);
              OrderedDateTxt.setEditable(false);
              GBC.gridx = 5;
              GBC.gridy = 1;
              innertoppanel.add(OrderedDateTxt, GBC);
              CustOrderIDLbl = new JLabel("Customer Order ID");
              CustOrderIDLbl.setBorder(BorderFactory.createEmptyBorder(10,10,10,10));
              CustOrderIDLbl.setFont(font);
              CustOrderIDLbl.setForeground(LblfontColor);
              GBC.gridx = 1;
              GBC.gridy = 2;
              innertoppanel.add(CustOrderIDLbl, GBC);
              CustOrderIDTxt = new JTextField(20);
              CustOrderIDTxt.setEditable(false);
              GBC.gridx = 2;
              GBC.gridy = 2;
              innertoppanel.add(CustOrderIDTxt, GBC);
              return innertoppanel;
         public JPanel createInnerCenterPanel(){
              innercenterpanel = new JPanel(new GridBagLayout());
              innercenterpanel.setBackground(TxtfontColor);
              innercenterpanel.setBorder(BorderFactory.createLoweredBevelBorder());
              GridBagConstraints GBC = new GridBagConstraints();
              GBC.fill = GridBagConstraints.HORIZONTAL;
              //Setting Font Type and Size
              Font font = new Font("Arial", Font.BOLD, 11);
              ItemNumberLbl = new JLabel("Item Number");
              ItemNumberLbl.setBorder(BorderFactory.createEmptyBorder(10,10,10,10));
              ItemNumberLbl.setFont(font);
              ItemNumberLbl.setForeground(LblfontColor);
              GBC.gridx = 1;
              GBC.gridy = 1;
              innercenterpanel.add(ItemNumberLbl, GBC);     
              ItemNumberTxt = new JTextField(20);
              GBC.gridx = 2;
              GBC.gridy = 1;
              innercenterpanel.add(ItemNumberTxt, GBC);
              UnitPriceLbl = new JLabel("Unit Price");
              UnitPriceLbl.setBorder(BorderFactory.createEmptyBorder(10,10,10,10));
              UnitPriceLbl.setFont(font);
              UnitPriceLbl.setForeground(LblfontColor);
              GBC.gridx = 1;
              GBC.gridy = 2;
              innercenterpanel.add(UnitPriceLbl, GBC);     
              UnitPriceTxt = new JTextField(20);
              //UnitPriceTxt.setEditable(false);
              GBC.gridx = 2;
              GBC.gridy = 2;
              innercenterpanel.add(UnitPriceTxt, GBC);
              QuantityReqLbl = new JLabel("Quantity Required");
              QuantityReqLbl.setBorder(BorderFactory.createEmptyBorder(10,10,10,10));
              QuantityReqLbl.setFont(font);
              QuantityReqLbl.setForeground(LblfontColor);
              GBC.gridx = 1;
              GBC.gridy = 3;
              innercenterpanel.add(QuantityReqLbl, GBC);     
              QuantityReqTxt = new JTextField(20);
              //QuantityReqTxt.setEditable(false);
              GBC.gridx = 2;
              GBC.gridy = 3;
              innercenterpanel.add(QuantityReqTxt, GBC);
              TotPriceLbl = new JLabel("Total Price");
              TotPriceLbl.setBorder(BorderFactory.createEmptyBorder(10,10,10,10));
              TotPriceLbl.setFont(font);
              TotPriceLbl.setForeground(LblfontColor);
              GBC.gridx = 1;
              GBC.gridy = 4;
              innercenterpanel.add(TotPriceLbl, GBC);     
              TotPriceTxt = new JTextField(20);
              //TotPriceTxt.setEditable(false);
              GBC.gridx = 2;
              GBC.gridy = 4;
              innercenterpanel.add(TotPriceTxt, GBC);
              return innercenterpanel;
         public JPanel createInnerBottomPanel(){
              innerbottompanel = new JPanel(new FlowLayout(FlowLayout.RIGHT));
              innerbottompanel.setBackground(TxtfontColor);
              //Setting Font Type and Size
              Font font = new Font("Arial", Font.BOLD, 11);
              GrandTotLbl = new JLabel("Grand Total");
              GrandTotLbl.setBorder(BorderFactory.createEmptyBorder(10,10,10,10));
              GrandTotLbl.setFont(font);
              GrandTotLbl.setForeground(LblfontColor);
              innerbottompanel.add(GrandTotLbl);
              innerbottompanel.add(Box.createHorizontalStrut(30));
              GrandTotTxt = new JTextField(20);
              innerbottompanel.add(GrandTotTxt);
              return innerbottompanel;
         public JPanel createInnerRightPanel(){
              innerrightpanel = new JPanel(new FlowLayout(FlowLayout.CENTER));
              innerrightpanel.setBackground(TxtfontColor);
              innerrightpanel.setLayout(new BoxLayout(navrightpanel, BoxLayout.Y_AXIS));
              innerrightpanel.setBorder(BorderFactory.createLoweredBevelBorder());
              innerrightpanel.setLayout(new GridBagLayout());          
              GridBagConstraints GBC = new GridBagConstraints();
              GBC.fill = GridBagConstraints.HORIZONTAL;
              internalnextbtn = new JButton(createNextButtonIcon());
              GBC.gridx = 1;
              GBC.gridy = 1;
              internalnextbtn.addActionListener(new ActionListener(){
                   public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent evt){
                        //getInnerFieldText(currentItem);
                        internalprevbtn.setEnabled(true);
                        if(currentItem < MaxItems){
                             ++CurrentRecord;
                             //readOrder();
                             //readInnerOrderRecord(CurrentRecord);
                             setInnerFieldText(currentItem);
                             System.out.println(CurrentRecord);//Checking RECORD_NUM
                        if(currentItem == MaxItems){
                             internalnextbtn.setEnabled(false);
              innerrightpanel.add(internalnextbtn, GBC);
              return innerrightpanel;
         public JPanel createInnerLeftPanel(){
              innerleftpanel = new JPanel(new FlowLayout(FlowLayout.CENTER));
              innerleftpanel.setBackground(TxtfontColor);
              innerleftpanel.setBorder(BorderFactory.createLoweredBevelBorder());
              innerleftpanel.setForeground(Color.BLACK);
              innerleftpanel.setLayout(new GridBagLayout());          
              GridBagConstraints GBC = new GridBagConstraints();
              GBC.fill = GridBagConstraints.HORIZONTAL;
              internalprevbtn = new JButton(createPreviousButtonIcon());
              GBC.gridx = 1;
              GBC.gridy = 1;
              internalprevbtn.addActionListener(new ActionListener(){
                   public void  actionPerformed(ActionEvent evt){
                        //getInnerFieldText(currentItem);
                        internalnextbtn.setEnabled(true);
                        if(currentItem == 1){
                             internalprevbtn.setEnabled(false);
                        if(currentItem > 0){
                             --currentItem;
                             //readOrder();
                             setInnerFieldText(currentItem);
              innerleftpanel.add(internalprevbtn, GBC);
              return innerleftpanel;
         public JPanel createCustOrdDetailsButtons(){
              createbuttonpanel();
              buttonpanel.setBackground(TxtfontColor);
              externalprevbtn = new JButton(createPreviousButtonIcon());
              externalprevbtn.addActionListener(new ActionListener(){
                   public void  actionPerformed(ActionEvent evt){
                        getFieldText(CurrentRecord);
                        externalnextbtn.setEnabled(true);
                        if(CurrentRecord == 1){
                             externalprevbtn.setEnabled(false);
                        if(CurrentRecord > 0){
                             --CurrentRecord;
                             setFieldText(CurrentRecord);
                             System.out.println(CurrentRecord);//Checking RECORD_NUM
              buttonpanel.add(externalprevbtn);
              addrecordbtn = new JButton("Add Record", createAddButtonIcon());
              addrecordbtn.addActionListener(new ActionListener(){
                   public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent evt){
                        try{
                             MaxRecord = readRecordNumber();
                             MaxRecord++;
                             writeRecordNumber(MaxRecord);
                             //--<BEGINNING>--Clear Fields-------------------------------------------------------//
                             CustIDTxt.setText("");
                             CustOrderIDTxt.setText(""+MaxRecord);
                             //Get today's date
                             Date todaydate = new Date();
                             OrderedDateTxt.setText(""+simpleDF.format(todaydate));
                             ItemNumberTxt.setText("");
                             UnitPriceTxt.setText("");
                             QuantityReqTxt.setText("");
                             TotPriceTxt.setText("");
                             GrandTotTxt.setText("");
                             //--<END>--Clear Fields-------------------------------------------------------------//
                             externalnextbtn.setEnabled(false);
                             externalprevbtn.setEnabled(true);
                             System.out.println(MaxRecord);
                        } catch(Exception ec){ec.printStackTrace();}
              buttonpanel.add(addrecordbtn);
              savebtn = new JButton("Save Data", createSaveButtonIcon());
              savebtn.addActionListener(new ActionListener(){
                   public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent evt){
                        setFieldText(CurrentRecord);
                        writeOrder();
                        writeRecordNumber(MaxRecord);
                        System.out.println(CurrentRecord);
                        System.out.println(MaxRecord);
              buttonpanel.add(savebtn);
              java.net.URL imageURL_AddRowIcon = CommonFeatures.class.getResource("Icons/edit_add.png");
              ImageIcon AddRowIcon = new ImageIcon(imageURL_AddRowIcon);
              additemreqbtn = new JButton("Add Item", AddRowIcon);
              additemreqbtn.addActionListener(new ActionListener(){
                   public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent evt){
                        try{
                             //--<BEGINNING>--Clear Fields-------------------------------------------------------//
                             ItemNumberTxt.setText("");
                             UnitPriceTxt.setText("");
                             QuantityReqTxt.setText("");
                             TotPriceTxt.setText("");
                             //--<END>--Clear Fields-------------------------------------------------------------//
                             //CurrentRecord = MaxRecord;
                             currentItem++;
                             setInnerFieldText(currentItem);
                             internalnextbtn.setEnabled(false);
                             internalprevbtn.setEnabled(true);
                             System.out.println(MaxRecord);
                        } catch(Exception ec){ec.printStackTrace();}
              buttonpanel.add(additemreqbtn);
              externalnextbtn = new JButton(createNextButtonIcon());
              externalnextbtn.addActionListener(new ActionListener(){
                   public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent evt){
                        getFieldText(CurrentRecord);
                        externalprevbtn.setEnabled(true);
                        if(CurrentRecord < MaxRecord){
                             ++CurrentRecord;
                             setFieldText(CurrentRecord);
                             System.out.println(CurrentRecord);//Checking RECORD_NUM
                        if(CurrentRecord == MaxRecord){
                             externalnextbtn.setEnabled(false);
              buttonpanel.add(externalnextbtn);
              return buttonpanel;
         //TODO
         public void setFieldText(int orderID){//TODO
              orderDetails[orderID].setCustID(Integer.parseInt(CustIDTxt.getText()));
              orderDetails[orderID].setCustOrderID(Integer.parseInt(CustOrderIDTxt.getText()));
              orderDetails[orderID].setOrderDate(OrderedDateTxt.getText());
              orderDetails[orderID].setInnerCustOrdObj(innerCustOrdObj);
              orderDetails[orderID].setMaxItems(MaxItems);
              setInnerFieldText(currentItem);
              orderDetails[orderID].setGrandTotal(Float.parseFloat(GrandTotTxt.getText()));
         public void setInnerFieldText(int currentItem){//TODO
              innerCustOrdObj[currentItem] = new InnerCustOrdObject();
              innerCustOrdObj[currentItem].setItemNumber(Integer.parseInt(ItemNumberTxt.getText()));
              innerCustOrdObj[currentItem].setUnitPrice(Float.parseFloat(UnitPriceTxt.getText()));
              innerCustOrdObj[currentItem].setQuantityRequired(Integer.parseInt(QuantityReqTxt.getText()));
              innerCustOrdObj[currentItem].setTotalPrice(Float.parseFloat(TotPriceTxt.getText()));
         public void getFieldText(int orderID){
              CustIDTxt.setText(Integer.toString(orderDetails[orderID].getCustID()));
              CustOrderIDTxt.setText(Integer.toString(orderDetails[orderID].getCustOrderID()));
              OrderedDateTxt.setText(""+orderDetails[orderID].getOrderDate());          
              currentItem = orderDetails[orderID].getMaxItems();
              System.err.println("currentItem" + currentItem);
              getInnerFieldText(currentItem);
              GrandTotTxt.setText(Float.toString(orderDetails[orderID].getGrandTotal()));
         public void getInnerFieldText(int currentItem){
              ItemNumberTxt.setText(Integer.toString(innerCustOrdObj[currentItem].getItemNumber()));
              UnitPriceTxt.setText(Float.toString(innerCustOrdObj[currentItem].getUnitPrice()));
              QuantityReqTxt.setText(Integer.toString(innerCustOrdObj[currentItem].getQuantityRequired()));
              TotPriceTxt.setText(Float.toString(innerCustOrdObj[currentItem].getTotalPrice()));
         public void writeOrder(){//TODO
              try {
                   objOut = new ObjectOutputStream(new FileOutputStream(OrderDetailsFile));
                   objOut.writeObject(orderDetails);
                   System.out.println("WORKING!");
                   objOut.flush();
                   objOut.close();
              } catch (IOException e) {
                   e.printStackTrace();
         public Object readOrder(){
              Object temporaryObj;
              try{
                   objIn = new ObjectInputStream(new FileInputStream(OrderDetailsFile));
                   temporaryObj = objIn.readObject();               
                   CustOrdObject[] blah = (CustOrdObject[]) temporaryObj;
                   System.out.println("Outer: "+blah[1].getCustID());
                   InnerCustOrdObject[] whee = blah[1].getInnerCustOrdObj();
                   System.out.println("Inner: "+whee[1].getItemNumber());
                   objIn.close();
                   System.out.println("Read Worky!");
                   return temporaryObj;
              }catch(Exception e){
                   e.printStackTrace();
                   System.out.println("Read No Worky!");
                   return null;
         public void writeRecordNumber(int MaxRecord){
              try{
                   objOut = new ObjectOutputStream(new FileOutputStream(OrdRecordNumStore));
                   objOut.writeObject(MaxRecord);
                   System.out.println("WORKING!");
                   objOut.flush();
                   objOut.close();
              }catch(Exception e){e.printStackTrace();}
         public int readRecordNumber() {
              try {
                   objIn = new ObjectInputStream(new FileInputStream(OrdRecordNumStore));
                   int temporaryObj = Integer.parseInt(objIn.readObject().toString());
                   objIn.close();
                   System.out.println("Read Number Worky!");
                   return temporaryObj;
              } catch (Exception e) {
                   e.printStackTrace();
                   System.out.println("Read Number No Worky!");
                   return -1;
    }Message was edited by:
    Kilik07
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    Kilik07

    ok i got reading to work to a certain extent... but the prob is i cnt seem to save my innerCustOrdObj proprly...when ever i look for a record using the gotorecordbtn, the outerobject, which is the orderDetails, seems to change but the innerCustOrdObj remains the same... heres the new code..
    public class CustomerOrderDetails extends CommonFeatures{
         //TODO
         private static int MAX_ORDERS = 200;
         private static int MAX_ORDERITEMS = 100;
         private static int MaxRecord;
         private static int CurrentRecord = 1;
         private static int currentItem;
         private static int MaxItems = 1;
         private static boolean FileExists, recFileExists;
         private static boolean RecordExists;
         private static CustOrdObject[] orderDetails = new CustOrdObject[MAX_ORDERS];
         private static InnerCustOrdObject[] innerCustOrdObj = new InnerCustOrdObject[MAX_ORDERITEMS];     
         private static File OrderDetailsFile = new File("CustOrdDetails.ser");
         private static File OrdRecordNumStore = new File("OrdRecordNumStore.txt");
         private static PrintWriter writeFile;
         private static BufferedReader readFile;
         private static ObjectOutputStream objOut;
         private static ObjectInputStream objIn;
         //Set format for date
         SimpleDateFormat simpleDF = new SimpleDateFormat("dd MM yyyy");
         //--<BEGINNING>--Declaring Interface Variables------------------------------------------//
         private JPanel innertoppanel, innercenterpanel, innerbottompanel, innerrightpanel, innerleftpanel;
         private JLabel CustIDLbl, CustOrderIDLbl, OrderedDateLbl, GrandTotLbl, ItemNumberLbl,UnitPriceLbl, QuantityReqLbl, TotPriceLbl;
         private JTextField CustIDTxt, CustOrderIDTxt, OrderedDateTxt, GrandTotTxt, ItemNumberTxt, UnitPriceTxt, QuantityReqTxt, TotPriceTxt;
         private JButton addrecordbtn, savebtn, externalprevbtn, externalnextbtn, internalprevbtn, internalnextbtn, gotorecordbtn, additemreqbtn;
         //--<END>--Declaring Interface Variables------------------------------------------------//
         public static void main(String[] args) {
              final CustomerOrderDetails COD = new CustomerOrderDetails();
              java.awt.EventQueue.invokeLater(new Runnable() {
                   public void run() {
                        try {
                             UIManager.setLookAndFeel("com.sun.java.swing.plaf.windows.WindowsLookAndFeel");
                             COD.createCustOrdDetailsScreen();
                        } catch (Exception eb) {
                             eb.printStackTrace();
         //--<BEGINNING>--Creating CustomerOrderDetails Screen---------------------------------------//
         public JFrame createCustOrdDetailsScreen() {
              createDefaultFrame();
              mainframe.setSize(800,500);
              createContainerPanel();
              containerpanel.add(createCustOrdDetailsTitle(), BorderLayout.NORTH);
              containerpanel.add(createCustOrdDetailsMainPanel(), BorderLayout.CENTER);
              //containerpanel.add(createCustOrdDetailsLeftNavButtons(), BorderLayout.WEST);
              //containerpanel.add(createCustOrdDetailsRightNavButtons(), BorderLayout.EAST);
              containerpanel.add(createCustOrdDetailsButtons(), BorderLayout.SOUTH);
              mainframe.setContentPane(containerpanel);
              mainframe.setLocationRelativeTo(null);
              mainframe.setVisible(true);
              //--<BEGINNING>--Checks to see whether CRecordNumberStore file exists-------------------------------//
              if (OrdRecordNumStore.exists() == true) {
                   recFileExists = true;
              }else {
                   recFileExists = false;
              if (recFileExists == true) {
                   MaxRecord = readRecordNumber();
                   CurrentRecord = MaxRecord;
                   //readOrder();
                   //readInnerOrderRecord(CurrentRecord);
                   System.out.println("Current Record " +CurrentRecord);
                   System.out.println("Max Record " +MaxRecord);
              }else{
                   MaxRecord = 1;
                   writeRecordNumber(MaxRecord);
                   CustOrderIDTxt.setText(""+MaxRecord);
                   System.out.println("Current Record " +CurrentRecord);
                   System.out.println("Max Record " +MaxRecord);
              //--<END>--Checks to see whether CRecordNumberStore file exists--------------------------------------//
              if(readOrder() != null){
                   orderDetails = (CustOrdObject[]) readOrder();
                   //CurrentRecord--;
                   //System.out.println("Current Rec Here"+CurrentRecord);
                   if(orderDetails[CurrentRecord] == null){
                        System.err.println("CustomerOrderObj 1 is null !!");
                   }else{
                        System.err.println("CustomerOrderObj 1 is  not null !!");
                   if(orderDetails[CurrentRecord].getInnerCustOrdObj() == null){
                        System.err.println("InnerCustomerOrderObj is null !!");
                   }else{
                        System.err.println("InnerCustomerOrderObj is  not null !!");
                   innerCustOrdObj = orderDetails[CurrentRecord].getInnerCustOrdObj();
                   MaxItems = orderDetails[CurrentRecord].getMaxItems();
                   if(CurrentRecord > 1 && CurrentRecord < MaxRecord){
                        externalnextbtn.setEnabled(true);
                        externalprevbtn.setEnabled(true);
                   if(CurrentRecord >= MaxRecord){
                        externalnextbtn.setEnabled(false);
                   getFieldText(CurrentRecord);
                   getInnerFieldText(MaxItems);
              }else{
                   orderDetails[CurrentRecord] = new CustOrdObject();
                   currentItem = 1;
              return mainframe;
         //--<END>--Creating CustomerOrderDetails Screen---------------------------------------------//
         public JPanel createCustOrdDetailsTitle(){
              createTitlePanel();
              titlepanel.setBackground(TxtfontColor);
              label.setText("- Customer Order Details -");
              labelpanel.setBackground(TxtfontColor);
              label.setForeground(Color.white);
              createbuttonpanel();
              buttonpanel.setBackground(TxtfontColor) ;
              buttonpanel.add(createReturnToMainMenuButton());
              titlepanel.add(labelpanel, BorderLayout.WEST);
              titlepanel.add(buttonpanel, BorderLayout.EAST);
              return titlepanel;
         public JPanel createCustOrdDetailsMainPanel(){
              createmainpanel();
              mainpanel.setBackground(TxtfontColor);
              mainpanel.setLayout(new BorderLayout());          
              mainpanel.setBorder(BorderFactory.createTitledBorder(""));
              mainpanel.add(createInnerTopPanel(), BorderLayout.NORTH);
              mainpanel.add(createInnerCenterPanel(), BorderLayout.CENTER);
              mainpanel.add(createInnerBottomPanel(), BorderLayout.SOUTH);
              mainpanel.add(createInnerRightPanel(), BorderLayout.EAST);
              mainpanel.add(createInnerLeftPanel(), BorderLayout.WEST);
              return mainpanel;
         public JPanel createInnerTopPanel(){
              innertoppanel = new JPanel(new GridBagLayout());
              innertoppanel.setBackground(TxtfontColor);
              GridBagConstraints GBC = new GridBagConstraints();
              GBC.fill = GridBagConstraints.HORIZONTAL;
              //Setting Font Type and Size
              Font font = new Font("Arial", Font.BOLD, 11);
              CustIDLbl = new JLabel("Customer ID");
              CustIDLbl.setBorder(BorderFactory.createEmptyBorder(10,10,10,10));
              CustIDLbl.setFont(font);
              CustIDLbl.setForeground(LblfontColor);
              GBC.gridx = 1;
              GBC.gridy = 1;
              innertoppanel.add(CustIDLbl, GBC);     
              CustIDTxt = new JTextField(20);
              CustIDTxt.setEditable(true);
              GBC.gridx = 2;
              GBC.gridy = 1;
              innertoppanel.add(CustIDTxt, GBC);
              GBC.gridx = 3;
              GBC.gridy = 1;
              innertoppanel.add(Box.createHorizontalStrut(220), GBC);
              OrderedDateLbl = new JLabel("Order Date");
              OrderedDateLbl.setBorder(BorderFactory.createEmptyBorder(10,10,10,10));
              OrderedDateLbl.setFont(font);
              OrderedDateLbl.setForeground(LblfontColor);
              GBC.gridx = 4;
              GBC.gridy = 1;
              innertoppanel.add(OrderedDateLbl, GBC);     
              //Get today's date
              Date todaydate = new Date();
              OrderedDateTxt = new JTextField(simpleDF.format(todaydate), 20);
              OrderedDateTxt.setHorizontalAlignment(JTextField.CENTER);
              OrderedDateTxt.setEditable(false);
              GBC.gridx = 5;
              GBC.gridy = 1;
              innertoppanel.add(OrderedDateTxt, GBC);
              CustOrderIDLbl = new JLabel("Customer Order ID");
              CustOrderIDLbl.setBorder(BorderFactory.createEmptyBorder(10,10,10,10));
              CustOrderIDLbl.setFont(font);
              CustOrderIDLbl.setForeground(LblfontColor);
              GBC.gridx = 1;
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              GBC.gridy = 2;
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