If you'd like to save a particular RTAS effect for later use, or if you want to save a particular combination of settings before experimenting with alternate adjustments, you can save a template of the effect.
There are two methods available to save an RTAS Effect Template. The first method utilizes the RTAS Tool.
In the RTAS Tool, on the top-right side, you will see a small, purplish icon that resembles a three-pronged electrical socket. This is the Save Effect icon. Click-and-hold onto that icon.
As you hold down the mouse button, move your cursor over to any open bin.
Once you're over a bin, you'll see that your arrow cursor icon has changed to a hand icon. You can now release the mouse button to drop the Effect Template into the bin.
The Template can be applied directly from the bin using the same methods discussed above in the There's more... section of the Applying RTAS Plug-ins from the Effect Palette recipe.
The second method available...