Unable to import masters from a memory card

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Hi,
As always I wanted to add a new project with incrementally new RAW files from my SD memory card. I have the photo management system the image master files (RAWS) are stored in Pictures folder on the HDD. The import dialogue enables to select a destination folder to Pictures as usual, but it doesn't show Move or Copy files option anymore. Without this, it just imports images as referenced images to the ones placed on the memory card, which I subsequently can't format, because, I'd lost all the photos. Move or Copy files option shows up when I pick other import source than memory card, eg. my HDD. I tried everything, can't figure this out. I find Aperture unreliable now and will move to Adobe Lightroom, if won't find a solution. Can you please help me on this one? Thanks.
Kind regards,
Unge
Mid-2009 Macbook Pro running Mavericks 10.9.3, Aperture 3.5.1

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No problem
Let me put it this way. I want the Pictures folder to be my master library. When importing from a memory card, I'd like to:
1) Select a subset of images, which are new since last import (via "Do not import duplicates")
2) Create new project with timestamp = new Pictures subdolder and physically copy selected images (originals) from the card to the respective subfolder.
That is what Aperture does.
I just tried again these settings:  It does not matter that the "Move, copy" buttons are not shown, because Aperture will always copy from a card.
With these settings Aperture will create a folder in Pictures named "2014- 06-04" or similar and copy all imported images to this folder.  Isn't this what you want to do?
2) Create new project with timestamp = new Pictures subdolder and physically copy selected images (originals) from the card to the respective subfolder.
I want to clean install the OS and the app (with loosing all the ratings, places, versions...) just as a last option.
In Aperture 3.5.1 the import is handled slightly different from previous versions. You will not get the old behaviour back reinstalling either OS or Aperture.
But even reinstalling Aperture and MAcOS X will not erase your ratings, Faces, etc., since these Metadata are stored in the Aperture Library and not in the Aperture application.

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