This is the second time that I noticed this behavior on different
After launching Max5, I can no longer type text into comment and
message boxes (double-clicking doesn’t bring up the cursor), while all
the other objects behave as expected.
Trashing the Preferences folder does nothing.
When I observed this for the first time reinstalling Max fixed the
problem, but it would be good to know what may be causing this erratic
The only thing I did was changing ownership and permissions for a
folder inside the patches folder while Max was running, but this could
have hardly been the reason, I suppose.