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Cover Page - shares
9 Months Ended
Oct. 31, 2019
Nov. 30, 2019
Cover page.    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Oct. 31, 2019  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 0-14338  
Entity Registrant Name AUTODESK, INC.  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Tax Identification Number 94-2819853  
Entity Address, Address Line One 111 McInnis Parkway,  
Entity Address, City or Town San Rafael,  
Entity Address, State or Province CA  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 94903  
City Area Code 415  
Local Phone Number 507-5000  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share  
Trading Symbol ADSK  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   220,033,002
Amendment Flag false  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Entity Central Index Key 0000769397  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --01-31