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The OnClientSelected event is raised after a Tile is selected. It is fired after the OnClientSelecting event, if the latter has not been cancelled. This event is also cancellable.

OnClientSelected can be used to cancel the postback (if AutoPostBack is true), but still allows the tile to be selected. Cancelling this event will prevent the postback, but not the selection.

The event handler receives two arguments:

  1. the Tile object that fired the event

  2. an event arguments object that exposes the following methods

OnClientSelected event arguments object

Name Return type Arguments Description
get_cancel() bool Gets a value that indicates whether the event is cancelled.
get_newValue() string Gets the current URL the tile will navigate to. It could have been changed dynamically in the OnClientClicking event.
get_oldValue() string Gets the original NavigateUrl of the clicked tile. It can be used to compare the current and original values.
set_cancel(value) bool Sets whether the event will be cancelled (if true is passed).

The following code snippet shows how to get information about a selected tile through the methods exposed by the OnClientSelected event's arguments. Note that selection is performed by right-clicking on a tile.

<telerik:RadTextTile ID="Tile1" runat="server" Name="Sample Text Tile" Text="Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet" Title-Text="Sample"
     OnClientSelected="OnClientSelected" EnableSelection="true" NavigateUrl="">

<div id="myDiv"></div>

<script type="text/javascript">
    function OnClientSelected(tile, args) {
        var myDiv = document.getElementById("myDiv");

        //print tile data
        var log = String.format("Tile with name {0} has been selected; navigateUrl: {1}; selected: {2}; <br />",
                tile.get_name(), tile.get_navigateUrl(), tile.get_selected());
        myDiv.innerHTML = log;

The example below demonstrates how the get_selected() method of the Tile object and the set_cancel() method exposed by the OnClientTileSelected event arguments can be used to determine whether a tile is selected or deselected.

 <telerik:RadTextTile ID="Tile1" runat="server" Name="Sample Text Tile" Text="Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet" Title-Text="Sample"
     OnClientSelected="OnClientTileSelected" EnableSelection="true" NavigateUrl="">

<script type="text/javascript">
    function OnClientTileSelected(tile, args) {
        var selected = tile.get_selected();

        if (selected) {
            alert("Tile is now checked.");
            var response = confirm("Do you want to post the page now that the tile is selected?");
            args.set_cancel(!response);//the postback can now be cancelled, not the tile selection
        else {
            alert("Tile is now unchecked.");
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