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How does the in-camera color space setting affect RAW files?

It has no impact on the RAW data. It may not even affect the embedded JPEG used as preview but I am not certain about that. The point is that RAW images do not have color info at each pixel and so ...
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Does saving a file in Prophoto RGB increase filesize?

ProphotoRGB is the color space which defines the gamut. This RAW file size is controlled by the color depth (such as 14 bit). A 14 bit depth is the same size in AdobeRGB and ProphotoRGB. A jpg is 8 ...
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Can I simplify my workflow by shooting in Adobe RAW?

That Adobe seems to butcher the colors of all my raws drives me nuts You are wrong here. What you see on the back of your camera is not the raw file, but the JPEG preview, which includes whatever ...
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Does saving a file in Prophoto RGB increase filesize?

All other things being equal, saving file in ProPhoto instead of sRGB or AdobeRGB shouldn't increase the size. But ProPhoto files should be always saved in 16 bit color to avoid posterization. ...
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For printer ICC color profiles, what is the reference? Is it Adobe RGB/sRGB or something else?

This isn't really an answer, but too much for a comment. I feel it needs to be established how the OP's workflow is set up Can we establish some basics. You don't "calibrate to sRGB or Adobe 98&...
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How does the in-camera color space setting affect RAW files?

The in-camera color settings don't affect RAW in any way. Changing color space (i.e. from sRGB to Adobe RGB) changes only the look and embedded color space of your in-camera JPEG, and also the JPEG ...
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Standard color space more vivid than Adobe RGB in Dell DELL UP2516D?

It's hard to say what the 'Standard' setting is supposed to do on each particular monitor. From my experience with similar monitors, where there are 'actually standard' presets like sRGB or AdobeRGB ...
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How can I correct oversaturated colors after sRGB calibration of AdobeRGB monitor?

If I stick to Case A: Could I be sure that everyone (with calibrated monitor) will see my photos as me in smart "viewers": ACDSee Pro, LightRoom? Not if the other calibrated monitors are only 96%, or ...
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Can I simplify my workflow by shooting in Adobe RAW?

One thing I don't fully understand is why, when I take a photo with a Nikon and import it in Lightroom, the colors immediately appear desaturated and visibly different than what it looked like in the ...
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How to do batch conversion from Adobe RGB to Srgb

If you review the top answer to this question: How do color spaces like sRGB and Adobe RGB overlap? you will see that the sRGB color space is completely within the Adobe RGB color space. Therefore, ...
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Does saving a file in Prophoto RGB increase filesize?

An RGB image stores, for each pixel, an R value, a G value and a B value, which combine to define the colour of that pixel. Using 16 bits per channel (for example) allows for 281 trillion distinct ...
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lightroom photo export with sRGB profile

I think the main error is that your Working Space is set to your monitor profile. The monitor profile is actually adapted "live" as it's drawn to screen & should not be part of your workflow. You ...
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How can I compare a few screen's color gamut?

It is not guaranteed, but almost all screens with 72% NTSC coverage also have around 99% sRGB coverage. Screens with 92% NTSC coverage tend to be right around 99-100% Adobe RGB coverage. While it is ...
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How can I compare a few screen's color gamut?

You can't, just from coverage percentage numbers, because you can't tell exactly where the overlap in three-dimensional colorspace will be from a single number representing area. See How do color ...
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How does "blue light" from computer monitor warp our perception of RGB color gamut when photo editing?

It depends somewhat upon whether your target for the monitor is D65, which has become pretty much universal among graphic design professionals, or D50, which has long been the standard for print ...
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For printer ICC color profiles, what is the reference? Is it Adobe RGB/sRGB or something else?

A device's color space/profile (ICC) is in reference to visible light... typically defined in RGB colors/numbers. I.e. all devices are just some portion of the total RGB viewable spectrum... they are ...
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For printer ICC color profiles, what is the reference? Is it Adobe RGB/sRGB or something else?

For printer ICC profiles, the reference is the set of colors the printer is capable of reproducing with the specified inks on the specified paper when viewed under specified lighting conditions. For ...
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How does "blue light" from computer monitor warp our perception of RGB color gamut when photo editing?

My first thought would be: The "Blue Light is a dangerous to the eye" is really misunderstood. Modern monitors do not emit dangerous radiation. You could say so during the cathodic rays ...
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How does "blue light" from computer monitor warp our perception of RGB color gamut when photo editing?

When there is an overwhelming color bias to what you are viewing it results in cone fatigue... the RGB (short/middle/long wavelength) receptors in the eye responsible for that color become tired/...
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How to calibrate my monitors and colorspaces to to best create a workflow or editing raw photos for uploading and viewing on the web

You should be editing in the sRGB document color space, and exporting/saving the images with that color space embedded. Therefore, the color space capability of the monitor beyond sRGB isn't really ...
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Frustration from printing in home inkjet printer

Use a software RIP (Raster Image Processor) as your printer driver. When you print from most software applications, you are at the mercy of the operating system, the software and the printer driver. ...
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lightroom photo export with sRGB profile

Your issue is that some applications are color managed, and some not. in your example, firefox is a color managed browser, so it is smart enough to see the sRGB profile and convert it to AdobeRGB (or ...
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Adobe RGB monitor outside photoshop

If your monitor covers the AdobeRGB gamut then it does that all the time usually. There are some high end monitors (BENQ and EIZO come to mind) that have modes for the sole purpose of quickly ...
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Postprocessing ColorSpace: Windows System with two graphics cards (Quadro and GTX) one AdobeRGB the other sRGB color space

Windows 7 (and other versions, probably) let you choose separate colour profile for each display. This can't be limited based on how displays are connected. Whether the software which you work in ...
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