Quote Originally Posted by amazin112 View Post
Holy crap... you are absolutely right. One word 'JLabel' was keeping the whole program from working. I found the "variable shadowing" problem that you are talking about and have fixed it. Thank you very much for your help!
You're quite welcome and glad you've got it working. By the way, what IDE are you using (if any)? Many of them have settings that will warn you if you are doing this, if you are shadowing a variable. I know that Eclipse does.