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Date:    06/11/09       Time:    3:00 P.M., PDT






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      Voting Items          
  A       Election of Directors          

    The Board of Directors recommends a vote

    FOR the listed nominees.


    1a - Carl Bass


    1b - Crawford W. Beveridge


    1c - J. Hallam Dawson


    1d - Per-Kristian Halvorsen


    1e - Sean M. Maloney


    1f - Elizabeth A. Nelson


    1g - Charles J. Robel


    1h - Steven M. West

    B     Issues  
        The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR Item 2 and a vote FOR Item 3.
        Please read the resolution in full in the accompanying proxy materials.
        2.     Proposal to ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as Autodesk’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending January 31, 2010.  
        3.     Proposal to approve the 2010 Directors’ Stock Plan.