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I'm trying to set an attribute inside the init method as described here.

Component

<aura:component implements="flexipage:availableForAllPageTypes" access="global" >

    <aura:handler name="init" value="{!this}" action="{!c.doInit}"/>

    <aura:attribute name="canCreateRecord" type="Boolean" default="false" />

     {!v.canCreateRecord} <!-- outputs - false -->

</aura:component>   

Controller

({
    doInit: function(cmp){    
        cmp.set("v.CanCreateRecord",  true );                        
    }
})

When I output {!v.CanCreateRecord} inside the view, I get the default value of 'false'.

According to the documentation, the attribute should be set inside the init function before it is rendered. However, it's not happening in my case. What could I be missing?

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lightning is case sensitive so you need to set your attribute name as defined in component

({
    doInit: function(cmp){    
        cmp.set("v.canCreateRecord",  true );  //c is small here                      
    }
})

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