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Add Keying Set and New Keyframes options to the Timeline Sidebar
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In Blender 2.8, we made the Timeline simpler by moving many options into popovers.

However, there are a few advanced features that some users would like to be able to see at a glance without opening up the popover to check.

We can support this by adding these items to the Timeline Sidebar, which is currently empty.

The main options where this is relevant is the Keying Set option, as well as the New Keyframes setting.

With this solution, the Timeline can remain simple and uncluttered, but with added complexity if users open the Sidebar.

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But why not simply use the available space in the header?
The timeline will usually be quite thin or even completely collapased to the header, like for example in the Animation, Motion Tracking and Video Editing workspaces.
So users would have to make the sidebar taller in order to use it.
Usually the timeline will be quite long, there is plenty of space left and right of the playback controls.
Why not put those menus there?

But why not simply use the available space in the header?
The timeline will usually be quite thin or even completely collapased to the header, like for example in the Animation, Motion Tracking and Video Editing workspaces.
So users would have to make the sidebar taller in order to use it.
Usually the timeline will be quite long, there is plenty of space left and right of the playback controls.
Why not put those menus there?

I agree 100%.
Settings that are used very often should be available in the header. Makes no sense have those settings in the sidebar... totally no sense at all.
Things are becoming very hard to find for no reason imo.

I agree with adding these items into the header. Putting them into the sidebar to keep the timeline clean, would make for a less clean workflow.

It also wouldn't solve the original cause of this issue, that the settings are not available at a glance, but need to be accessed through menus, submenus, panels, sidebars.

In my use case, I have the timeline editor completelly collapsed, other than its header. This way I can very easily and quickly access all of the required settings.