PowerPoint provides you with various text fill and outline options for your chart text. Additionally, there are some text effects that can be applied to your chart text. The available Effects for chart text are very few — this may be because the chart text has its roots in Excel. So effects such as 3-D Rotation thankfully cannot be added to chart text! More importantly, if you make all changes to your text appearance within the Chart Area element, this influences all the text within your chart at one go, as we explain in this tutorial.