The visual effects denoting the use of some attributes (OK, only the Reality Manipulation variants for the moment) can be customized through the FFX Control Centre; these options are in fact independant chunks of Python code (i.e., functions) from

The functions and their exact meanings are listed here. Since it's not currently possible to add new base categories to the Control Centre's dropdown selectors, you'll have to type the name of a function exactly as it appears below.