How to access only the Component heading/title in a Joomla! 1.5 template

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How to access only the component heading/title in a Joomla! 1.5template when building a new template and the component heading needs to be in a strategic place on the template.

Insert the following code where you need to have the component heading displayed on the template.

//Open PHP tag
<?php
//First we instantiate the document object, to get all document details.
 $document =& JFactory::getDocument();

//Now we echo the component heading by echoing the getTitle() method of the getDocument class 
echo $document->getTitle();

//Closing PHP tag
?>   

NOTE: This has been tested in Joomla! 1.5.10. I don’t think this is the right method to do this, only use this if absolutely neccesary.

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