The recent Catalina Update 10.15.7 on my Mac Mini 2018 has caused a lot of frustration. First, the now famous accountsd eating my CPU. Now I have a different annoying problem. Often, while typing in an app the keyboard (Apple Magic Keyboard) stops working in that app only. If I close the app and restart, it works again. It has so far affected the following apps
- VS Code
- Spotlight search
When the keyboard stops working e.g. in VS Code, I can still use it in Chrome and all other apps. Its so frustrating since it happens about every 5 minutes while coding. It even happened to Chrome while typing this question.
One interesting observation is that when it happens to an app, I can still move the cursor with arrows, as well as copy text. But I cannot change the text, as in, writing.