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Select to distinguish a value?

I want to one line that is something like ths:

Model    Received_date   Shipped_Date
Ford       12 Jan 10            15 Jan 10

The problem is that both dates are "events" in the same table so I get

Model    Event_TYPE     Event_Date
Ford       Received          12 Jan 10
Ford       Shipped            15 Jan 10

Is there a way to select
Event_TYPE (Received)
Event_Date (Received)

then select

Event_type (Shipped)
Event_Date (Shipped)

Does this make sense?
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swjtx99
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swjtx99
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JoeNuvoCommented:
you can try this

SELECT Model, MIN(CASE WHEN Event_TYPE = 'Received' THEN Event_Date END) AS Received_Date,
MIN(CASE WHEN Event_TYPE = 'Shipped' THEN Event_Date END) AS Shipped_Date
FROM TableName
GROUP BY Model

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or

SELECT T.Model, T.Event_Date AS Received_Date, S.Event_Date AS Shipped_Date
FROM TableName T
INNER JOIN (SELECT Model, Event_Date FROM TableName WHERE Event_TYPE = 'Shipped') S
ON T.Model = S.Model
WHERE T.Event_TYPE = 'Received'

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LowfatspreadCommented:
sql 2005 onwards...

select model,received,shipped
 from yourtable as x
 pivot (max(event_date) for event_type in ('Received','Shipped')) as pvt
 order by 1

pre sql 2005

select model
     ,  max(case event_type when 'received' then event_date end) as Received
       ,  max(case event_type when 'shipped' then event_date end) as Shipped
from yourtable
group by model
order by 1
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swjtx99Author Commented:
sorry for the delay in answering. Got knocked off.

Thanks for the help!
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swjtx99Author Commented:
Many thanks,
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