is a variable defined in `
Its value is
Controls marking of renamed files.
If t, files keep their previous marks when they are renamed.
If a character, renamed files (whether previously marked or not)
are afterward marked with that character.
This option affects only files renamed by `dired-do-rename' and
`dired-do-rename-regexp'. See `wdired-keep-marker-rename'
if you want to do the same for files renamed in WDired mode.
You can customize this variable.