For metrics like revenue and expenses that build up in a linear way -- rather than fluctuating like, say, cash flow does -- the LivePlan Scoreboard shows a progress-to-goal style chart. Progress charts are only shown when you choose a period from your actuals that includes the current month still in progress (i.e, current month, current quarter, and current year).
Progress charts on the overview
On the overview, the progress chart looks like a thermometer bar. It shows your % progress toward the target number, which is taken from the comparison period you selected (that is, your forecast, the previous period, or the previous year).
Progress charts on the trend view
On the trend view, the progress chart gives you a more detailed view of how things are going for the elapsed portion of the current period you selected compared to the pace set by the forecast, the previous period, and the previous year. Because all of the comparison periods are always shown in the trend view progress chart, there is no comparison period selector.
On each gauge in the progress, the target value (from the forecast, the previous period, or the previous year) is represented by the entire gauge. The gauge is filled in to represent the actual amount. The fill color is red or green depending on whether the result is ahead of or behind the pace relative to the target value.
The information line at the bottom of the progress chart provides a couple of helpful projections:
The daily average shows your average actual result per day for the metric. The on-pace value shows your projected total at the end of the period, assuming your current pace holds steady for the rest of the period.
Here's a more detailed example of the trend progress chart in action: