Problem Solver

If you've hit a problem reading a Scottish document or volume from the early modern era, the Problem Solver in the Scottish Handwriting resources might help you.

Identify what the problem is and then let the coach lead you through a series of possible solutions. Ask yourself which of the following sums up the problem, and then click on the appropriate link:

  1. If you cannot identify a letter within a word, click on problem letters
  2. If you cannot read an entire word, click on problem words