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I found the bold representation is overly strong, because it really distracts the readers when you have a lot of sets in bold like so:

I have a set $\boldsymbol{S}$ and a set $\boldsymbol{P}$ and I have a lot more sets.I have a set $\boldsymbol{S}$ and a set $\boldsymbol{P}$ and I have a lot more sets.I have a set $\boldsymbol{S}$ and a set $\boldsymbol{P}$ and I have a lot more sets.I have a set $\boldsymbol{S}$ and a set $\boldsymbol{P}$ and I have a lot more sets.I have a set $\boldsymbol{S}$ and a set $\boldsymbol{P}$ and I have a lot more sets.

I am seeking for a better way other than this to distinguish my set $\boldsymbol{S}$ and its memeber $S$. This way is a bit too distracting to me. Any better idea?

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There is graphicdesign.stackexchange.com and tex.stackexchange.com too. –  ABC Nov 14 '13 at 3:05
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You could do $S$ the set, and $s$ the element too. –  ABC Nov 14 '13 at 3:05
    
@ABC Thanks but this question has been rejected form tex s.x. They direct me to here saying this is a matter of math convention. –  Farticle Pilter Nov 14 '13 at 3:06
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Sets are usually uppercase and elements lowercase. Math is very rarely typeset in boldface because, as you noticed, it's harsh on the eyes. –  TBrendle Nov 14 '13 at 3:11
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Probably not everything but let us try some letters: $\mathbb{A}$, $\mathbb{B}$, $\mathbb{C}$, $\mathbb{D}$, $\mathbb{E}$, $\mathbb{F}$, $\mathbb{G}$, $\mathbb{H}$, $\mathbb{I}$, $\mathbb{J}$, $\mathbb{K}$, $\mathbb{L}$, $\mathbb{M}$, $\mathbb{N}$, $\mathbb{O}$, $\mathbb{P}$, $\mathbb{Q}$, $\mathbb{R}$, $\mathbb{S}$, $\mathbb{T}$, $\mathbb{U}$, $\mathbb{V}$, $\mathbb{W}$, $\mathbb{X}$, $\mathbb{Y}$, $\mathbb{Z}$. –  ABC Nov 14 '13 at 3:11
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