Everything Changing the Transition Duration T-SBANIM-005-006 You can also use the Panel view to change the duration of the transition. How to change the transition duration In the Timeline view, select a transition. Do one of the following: Position the cursor on the left or right side of the transition and drag to lengthen or shorten. In the Panel view, use the duration field to set the desired value. Select Storyboard > Change Transition Duration and enter a new duration in frames.