Most operators and tools that have handles use the transform handles: move (A.K.A. translate), rotate, and scale.
To switch between these handles press on the handle and choosing the handle type from the pop-up menu, or press T for move, R for rotate, or E for scale.
Move handle (T)
Rotate handle (R)
Scale handle (E)
|Align the handles to world, object, camera, or parent space|
on the handle and choose an option from the Align submenu.
|Turn off multicoloring of handles|
|Show the plane movement handle|