Cinema 4D Prime Animate Menu Timeline Menu Create
Function available in CINEMA 4D Prime, Visualize, Broadcast, Studio & BodyPaint 3D

Add Property Tracks

Almost every parameter of any object, tag, material, shader or post effect can be animated. All parameters in the Attributes Manager or in the Render Settings’ Post Effects menu that have a small empty black circle next to them can be animated.

For example:

An animation track can be created using any parameter with an empty black circle next to it (Animation / Add Track).

Ctrl + click on the track in the Keys Area to create a key.