Unable to edit "Note:" field in Address Book

I have updated to Mac OS X 10.6.4 one week ago (from 10.5.).
Now for the first, I am trying to edit the "Note:" field of one of my contacts, but I am neither able to add text, nor can I delete text.
I have 47 lines of text in that Note field and wanted to add a few words, but after typing it, it keeps disappearing after a few seconds. If I delete a few lines of text, they keep reappearing after a few seconds.
Editing the Note field (which has less lines of text) in another contact first exhibited the same behavior, but now works flawlessly.
Having the "Edit" button depressed or not, does not make a difference.
Address Book Help says that this happens when there is not enough disk space, but I have over 41GB left.

Hello Marcus and others,
I have experienced the same issues with my Address Book (version 5.0). First things first, let me suggest you complete a back up of your address book:
1. Go to the File drop down menu
2. Click on Export
3. Select *Address Book Archive* from the 2 choices
4. Choose where you would like to store this back up. Let's just say the Desktop for now.
5. Disclaimer, any unsaved data will be lost during this reset, so please back up all files you will need.
6. After you have successfully archived your Address Book, turn off your computer.
7. Now here's the important part, hold down the power button for at least 6 seconds or until you hear a loud sound or tone. This should reset your settings back to default.
This is how I just fixed the problem with editing the Notes of my contacts in my Address Book 5.0
Good luck and I hope this helps someone.

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