Basic question from a new buyer

Hi everybody,
As a lifelong musician, I've used "Finale" in the past, to generate music based on musical notation as the input. From Apple's ads for Logic Express, it's not clear to me if music can be entered that way. (although it looks like it can be output that way) Can I write music using standard notation in Logic Express?
Thanks in advance.

I also am very comfortable working with notation. You may have figured it out by now, but below the Arrange area is the Editor window. One of the buttons is labeled "Score", and clicking that gives you a notation window. When that is open, a Part Box also opens on the left of the screen, and you can drag and drop items from there onto the score. There are also keyboard shortcuts, and it's worth digging around in the manual a little bit to find out about how to work in this editor. It's very versatile, and I use it all the time.
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