How to Apply a Holographic Projection Effect to Text in PowerPoint?

Want to add a touch of futuristic flair to your PowerPoint presentations? In this step-by-step tutorial, we’ll show you how to apply a holographic projection effect to text in PowerPoint. Let’s get started!

Step 1: Create a new slide

  • Open your PowerPoint presentation and navigate to the slide where you want to apply the holographic projection effect.
  • Click on the “Insert” tab in the top navigation menu.
  • Select “Text Box” from the text group and draw a text box on the slide.

Step 2: Enter and format your text

  • Double-click inside the text box and enter the desired text.
  • Highlight the text and apply any formatting options like font style, size, and color. Make sure the text stands out against the background.

Step 3: Apply 3D rotation

  • With the text box selected, go to the “Format” tab in the top navigation menu.
  • Click on the “Rotate” button in the “Text Options” section.
  • Choose “3D Rotation” from the drop-down menu.

Step 4: Customize the 3D effect

  • In the “3D Rotation” settings, you can adjust the X, Y, and Z angles to create the holographic projection effect.
  • Experiment with different values until you achieve the desired holographic look.
  • You can also play around with the perspective and distance settings to further enhance the effect.

Step 5: Add reflection and transparency

  • Still in the “Format” tab, click on the “Text Fill” button in the “Text Options” section.
  • Choose “Picture” or “Gradient” fill options and adjust the transparency to create a reflection-like effect.
  • Play with different fill options to achieve the holographic appearance you desire.

Step 6: Preview and refine

  • To preview the holographic projection effect, click on the “Slide Show” tab and start the slideshow from the current slide.
  • Observe the text’s appearance and make adjustments as needed.
  • Fine-tune the 3D rotation, fill options, and any other settings until you are satisfied with the holographic effect.


With these simple steps, you can elevate your PowerPoint presentations by adding a mesmerizing holographic projection effect to your text. Impress your audience with a touch of futuristic style and make your slides memorable. Now go ahead, experiment with different settings, and unlock the incredible visual possibilities of holographic effects in PowerPoint!

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