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Regex

Hi Experts,

I need to write a regular expression that detects markup. Can anyone advise how to write an expression that can find and replace the following:

**this is a bold paragraph** with <b>this is a bold paragraph</b>
or
_this is an italic paragraph_ with <em>this is an italic paragraph</em>
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critto
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critto
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Terry WoodsIT GuruCommented:
1. Replace:
@"\*\*(.*?)\*\*"
with <b>$1</b>

2. Replace:
@"_(.*?)_"
with <em>$1</em>
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crittoAuthor Commented:
As in:

string pattern = "@"\*\*(.*?)\*\*";
string replacement = "<b>$1</b>";
Regex rgx = new Regex(pattern);
string result = rgx.Replace(input, replacement);

string pattern = "@"_(.*?)_";
string replacement = "<em>$1</em>";
Regex rgx = new Regex(pattern);
string result = rgx.Replace(input, replacement);

???
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Terry WoodsIT GuruCommented:
That's right
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crittoAuthor Commented:
Thanks mate.
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