I’m working with Eagle to prepare a PCB for a Nixie clock. I wasn’t able to find a library for the Nixie I chose so I had to create it from scratch.
Nixie’s datasheet has the following drawing about pins disposition:
Let’s see how to draw it in Eagle, thanks to an ULP (User Language Program).
Choose File – Run ULP…
Click on cmd-draw.ulp:
Choose Pad, then enter the values for the radius (0.19 mils) and the angle between two pads (25.714°) as explained in the datasheet. You can also define shape and size for the pads:
Click on OK and confirm the generated script with OK again: