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Regular Expression - only the first result

Hi E's, I have this code for select in textarea all the text between <b> and </b> html tags (the selection include the tags):
words: [{
            color: 'yellow',
            words: ['<b>[^"]*</b>']
        }, {

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and the result is:the output of my codeThe problem is, when have in the same textarea more then one set of <b>...</b> html tags, the script will select the first <b> and the last </b>. For example, if I have this text in my textarea:
<b>something></b>bla bla bla<b>more bla</b>
, all text is selected.
What change I have to do in my regular expression '<b>[^"]*</b>', for just select the <b> and just the next </b> (not the last in textarea)?

The best regards, JC
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Pedro Chagas
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GaryCommented:
<b>[^"]*?</b>

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