I always forget how to express a list within a sentence. Let's say I have the following sentence:

I attached two files, files and database.

Can I use a "-" or a ";" instead of the comma?

Please advise me.

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    Sorry I don't understand your question. – delete Sep 15 '10 at 23:36

A colon : is a good way to introduce a list.

I have attached two files: files and database.
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