I am not able to import photos into Lightroom 5.7.  When I select a folder, it doesn't show a preview of the images and the import button is greyed out. ??

I am not able to import photos into Lightroom 5.7.  When I select a folder, it doesn't show a preview of the images and the import button is greyed out. ??
I have been using Lightroom 5 for 2-3 months now and all worked well, up until today's effort to import a new set of photos. I am working on a Mac with Yosemite 10.10.1.

Go to the bibliothec module, select the folder, right click on the folder and hit synchronize
Sorry I have only a german version , so don't know what your menu will show.

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