The problem is that the RadTileView handles the MouseLeftButtonDown event. If you want to be able to handle it too you'll have to add a handler for it in code behind like this:
And in the OnClick method you can check if the click was inside some of the RadTileViewItems by checking if the original source has a parent of type RadTileViewItem like this:
sender, MouseButtonEventArgs e)
var originalSource = e.OriginalSource
.click.Text = (originalSource.ParentOfType<RadTileViewItem>() ==
I've attached a sample project with this behavior and if you need further assistance feel free to ask.
All the best,
the Telerik team
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