Here is what I do:
1. paste patcher
2. click on patch cord to activate
3. click-drag patch cord up and down vertically
Not sure why there would be a difference here.
You could try trashing Max’s prefs to see if that helps. Quit Max, then go to /Users/yourname/AppData/Roaming/Cycling ’74/ and trash the ‘Max 6 Preferences Files’ folder
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