Document and Entity Information
6 Months Ended
May 02, 2015
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]  
Entity Registrant Name ANALOG DEVICES INC
Entity Central Index Key 0000006281
Current Fiscal Year End Date --10-31
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer
Document Type 10-Q
Document Period End Date May 02, 2015
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2
Amendment Flag false
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 313,541,685