Lightroom 5.7 Mac Has Lost Import Function

Lightroom 5.7 Mac running on an iMac with 10.9.5

Suddenly the ability to import photos has disappeared.
The import menu item and the import button are both grayed out.

I cleared the caches, repaired permissions, restarted Lightroom, restarted the computer.

Any known reason for this, and suggested repair?

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Christopher Jay WolffWiggle My Legs, OwnerCommented:
Can LR find your catalog?
Have you run catalog optimization?
Have you moved photos using Finder rather than moving photos from within LR?
Have you tried resetting your import preferences for tethered cameras and such?

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