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You have scanned a document with Adobe Acrobat Pro Extended, let's say an old library book, with yellow pages and stamps on it and want to do the text recognition to transform the image scan into plain text for Microsoft Word Office, Apache Open Office Writer, RTF and Word Pad documents software or other word text editor.
Then you should select from the menu:
Document > OCR Text Recognition > Recognise Text Using OCR...
One will get the window: Recognise Text with the Pages options (All pages, Current page or From page 1 to XX) and the Setting to Edit (Primary OCR Language - where you should select the text language from the scan: Romanian, English, Italian, etc.), PDF Output Style and Downsample Images options.
Unfortunately, sometimes you will have this message (not recognising the diacritics characters you have on the text, for example when the conversion is for Romanian language):
Acrobat could not perform recognition (OCR) on this page because: This page has graphics other than images or text on it. It cannot be captured.
What to do?
Jut save the scanned pages as images (.PNG):
File > Save As... > select *.PNG
and then open again these png files with Adobe Acrobat Pro Extended and just do the same operation of Text Recognition for the language of the text.
Now the text will have the diacritics for your language, very useful for the text you want to select, copy and paste in a text editor software!
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Cheese and bread, you normally don't think something so good can come from it. Add some marijuana and we have us a pretty good snack.
2 Slices of cheese
2 Slices of bread
3 Tablespoons of Cannabutter
Step 1: Pre-heat your skillet over low - medium heat.
Step 2: Spread your Cannabisbutter over both sides of each slice.
Step 3: Place both slices of bread on the skillet.
Step 4: Once slices are lightly brown flip them over and place your cheese on each slice of bread.
Step 5: Place the slices on top of each other with cheese touching; continue to lightly brown the bread remembering to flip.
Once both sides are brown enough to your liking enjoy!
It's grilled cheese and marijuana! What is better then those two things together.
1 tea bag
1 bud of Cannabis
1/2 cup of Hot Apple Cider
1 shot of Captain Morgan's Rum
Take the tea bag and cut the top open a little. Empty out the tea matter and replace it with some of your favourite Cannabis.
Add the tea bag and Hot Apple Cider to a safe and heat resistant drinking cup. Add one shot of Captain Morgan's rum. Give a gentle stir every couple minutes for the next 10 minutes.
Add a touch of boiling apple cider to your cup (to warm it up). Stir and enjoy some fresh Apple Chronic Cider!
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2 cups fresh tomatoes, chopped½ cup green bell
½ cup onion, diced
¼ cup CannaOil
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, diced
1 tablespoon ½ fresh jalapeno, diced with seeds salt and pepper to taste
Add fresh lime juice to taste
Toss all ingredients together in a medium sized mixing bowl. Serve immediately or chill in the refrigerator.
Jens Waldmann is a dad, husband, and tattoo-artist. He's also a recently convicted felon. You see, Waldmann suffers from anxiety, insomnia and depression, which he's had a hard time dealing with. After many failed attempts of treatments, and hours of late-night researching online, he eventually turned to growing and smoking his own weed at home.
However, Sweden (where Waldmann lives) is pretty strict when it comes to drug policies. So after two years of regularly "self medicating," the police came knocking on his door and Waldmann was arrested, charged, and convicted for drug offences. He's now forced to go back to anxiety pills. Waldmann – who's allegedly been treating himself to be able to take care of his family – is now afraid he'll fall back into depression. So with the help of a pretty big group of friends supporting his cause, he's now trying to raise awareness around the possibilities of using weed as medicine. I caught up with him to see how that's going.
VICE: I've heard that you've been afraid to be labelled by society as a junkie, and not by a court as a criminal. It seems as if you've managed to gain a lot of support from your local community.
Jens Waldmann: Yeah. I've got a lot of support from people because of this. I knew beforehand that these were issues in the community, and that people wanted someone who can speak up about it. I felt the same way when I sat at home, scared of the police. When the police came, I told my wife that it's time to do something.
Sixty people showed up at your trial. Are you starting a movement now?
Yes, we joined forces to reach out to the public. What we're doing is that we're trying to get the truth out about cannabis – both pros and cons. Not the propaganda politicians have been scattering around them for the last 40 years with their war on drugs.
The lawsuit against you is pretty political. You have a Facebook page and for some reason I get the connotations to a political campaign.
Absolutely! We're using my situation to draw attention to this issue, to bring out a discussion. Most who are put in District Court are ashamed, which I probably would have been, too, if I had been drinking and driving, or punched someone. But I'm not ashamed! I don't feel like I've done anything wrong at all. It's society who should be ashamed of itself. I haven't raped a child or hurt someone for my pleasure. I've grown a natural flower for medicine. I don't get it. I really don't get what the problem is to be honest. All I've done is a favour to society by taking myself out of hospital care.
The judge called for a prison sentence, but you got 75 hours of community service. Wouldn't It have been better with a prison sentence to get a more clear message out?
Of course. In that case my family and my business would have been destroyed. It would have given a more drastic picture of how flipped out all this is. If I did the same thing again, I would definitely get a prison sentence immediately. Maybe the next guy doing this will have a criminal record unlike me and end up in prison. The sad thing is that the guy probably won't be more evil than I am. We're people who just wants to feel good, and I don't get why we should be stepped on because of it.
Do you think your trial will have an impact on Sweden's conservative view on medical cannabis?
A lot of people will hopefully open their eyes. We already have meds containing stigmatic drugs, like amphetamine that we give to our kids with ADHD. We give out morphine pills to the left and the right. This is a much easier drug to make meds out of, and a lot less dangerous than the other stuff we give people.
Author: Rasmus Foltmar Elfton - Source: Vice
UPDATE FROM TURISMO ASSOCIATI:
Maria Larsson: We are a community in Sweden supporting him.
The group "Avkriminalisera Cannabis " (decriminalise cannabis) has 15000 members which support him in his struggles (LINK here for the group, and LINK here for the Community). Also the organization "Cannalisörerna" is involved (LINK here).
1 package of instant lasagna
2 jars of pasta sauce or a large can of tomato sauce
1 bunch of fresh spinach, washed and chopped
2 carrots, peeled and shredded
1 large broccoli head, cut up into fine florets
1 large onion chopped
2 zucchini, shredded
1 cup shredded mozzarella
1 cup ricotta cheese
1 egg beaten
¾ cup of dried and grated cannabis bud
½ cup of Parmesan cheese
Salt, pepper, oregano or any spices you like just for taste
(Optional: any other veggies you like, such as eggplant, cut up fine.)
Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish with olive oil.
In a warm skillet, fry the onion until golden with a little olive oil. Add tomato sauce. Set aside when warm.
Mix the ricotta, egg, mozzarella, spinach, and ganja. Add salt and pepper as desired.
Take the dish and spread the warm tomato sauce at the bottom.
*Ready to bake noodles tend to be dry, so they need a bit of extra moisture. Use the sauce liberally.
Add a layer of the lasagna noodles. Then, a layer of the cheese and ganja mixture, followed by a layer of the tomato sauce, veggies, lasagna noodles, and repeat until the layers reach the top. End with a lasagne noodle layer and top with Parmesan cheese.
Cover with aluminum foil and bake at 375°F for 45 minutes.
Remove foil and bake for 10 minutes more until cheese is golden.
Set aside to cool.
Who doesn't love peanut butter cookies? That's right, nobody! This is a great recipe for them, enjoy.
1/3 c. wheat flour
1/3 c. pot flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/8 tsp. salt
3 tbsp. shortening
1 tbsp. pot butter
4 tbsp. creamy low fat peanut butter
2 tsp. sugar
2 eggs, beaten
Preheat oven to 350
Mix and stir all ingredients except egg (add to bowl in order).
Add beaten egg and mix.
Drop by spoonfuls onto baking sheet.
Using fork dipped in flour, criss-cross the cookie balls.
Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes for light pans 8-9 minutes for dark pans.
Combine the two and i'm in heaven.
Marijuana Fudge is probably the best food in existence. Period.
1 tablespoon of Vanilla
3 tablespoons of Cannabutter
1 teaspoon Cornstarch
2 ounces of Unsweetened Chocolate
2 cups of Sugar
3/4 cup of Heavy Cream
Step 1: Combine the milk, sugar, chocolate and cornstarch in a metal pan over medium heat.
Step 2: Stir until the mixture comes to 240 degrees and then immediately remove the heat. Use a candy thermometer.
Step 3: Melt the Cannabutter in a microwave and then add to the chocolate mixture, don't stir yet.
Step 4: Wait until the temperature drops until 110 degrees (use the candy thermometer) and then stir for 7 minutes or until it becomes hard to stir.
Step 5: Spread into a baking sheet and then place in the refrigerator to cool. Enjoy
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1/4 cup CannaButter
2 tablespoons of flour
1 cup of CannaMilk
1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
1/2 cup pepper jack cheese, grated
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 Cannabis Salsa
Melt the CannaButter in a saucepan on low heat. Add the flour to the melted CannaButter, stir until combined. Add the CannaMilk to the flour mixture, mix well. Add the cheddar cheese, pepper jack and salt to the mixture. Keep stirring on low heat until all of the cheese has melted. Transfer cheese sauce to a serving bowl. Serve with chips, pretzel chips etc.
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This recipe is kind of advanced but is definitely worth the extra effort. Enjoy.
Ricotta Stuffed Mushrooms
These stuffed mushrooms are unique and offer up a tasty snack.
8 large white mushrooms, stems removed
5 cloves of garlic, crushed
4 tablespoons partially skimmed ricotta cheese
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
1 tablespoon infused extra virgin olive CannaOil
4 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Clean mushrooms, remove stems. Chop stems and any extra mushroom. Heat olive CannaOil in saute pan, add chopped stem and mushrooms. Halfway through cooking, add crushed garlic, salt and pepper. Remove from heat and allow cooling slightly in a small mixing bowl. Add ricotta and 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan. Fill caps with cheese mixture and place on a cookie sheet that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Sprinkle remaining Parmesan on top.Bake for about 15 minutes.