I am using Finale 2014 and I want to write a piano piece that has a given time signature (to give the pulse), but I don't want it to have any bar lines. Is there a way to remove all of them from the document?

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    @BobBroadley that's interesting. My question would have been 'in which program can I do that', but it would've been off topic. I'll see if I can do it on Sibelius May 8 '16 at 11:18
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    For $DEITY$'s sake, why? If you want a pulse, do it right. If you don't want a pulse, then kill the time signature. Or <wiseassmode> set the time signature to 46286028563725/4 and be done with it </wiseassmode> May 8 '16 at 12:26
  • @BobBroadley He's not talking about staves. He's asking about measure bars. May 8 '16 at 12:38
  • @BobBroadley correct; my mistake there. I don't want bar lines May 8 '16 at 13:11

I use Finale extensively. This is very easy.

1.) Select the region you want to edit.

2.) Right-click

3.) Go to "Barlines"

4.) Select "Invisible"

Boom. You're done.

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    If this applies to the whole document, just go to the Document menu, click Document Options > Barlines and untick the box that says "display all barlines".
    – user19146
    May 8 '16 at 17:00
  • @alephzero Correct, you can also accomplish it by ctrl + A and following my directions, or you can do it by creating and applying a staff style. May 8 '16 at 21:03

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