Photoshop: Action script scaling for recording and repurposing drawings

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i would like to predicate this by stating that a long time ago i was fascinated by how corel painter or what ever it was called could open an art board at a low res then record the drawing actions , the strokes etc. then afterwards you could choose to re-draw the same thing at a higher resolution, this worked great for a slow computer could be used to essentially render off the intended drawing at a higher res with crisp lines etc.

skip forward to today... i just attempted to do this and was very happy with how when we 'allow tool recording' the effect is awesome.. i am also able to make a copy of the action and then replace the brush choice step then re-run the rest of the recorded drawing to get a variation.

the missing part in there is insert a scaler step.
imagine i wanted every line drawn after a certain step to be 4x as big proportionally ...

i made a larger canvas and triggered the redraw of the scripted drawing and it appeared small in the corner ...  i would like the drawing to be scaleable  ..

enough bla bla  for now :)
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»large« can be deceptive ... what do you actually mean? 
Was the image the same size at a higher resolution or a different size? 

Anyway, I think the feature is useless to you in this case as the Brush Settings are neither actually recorded nor resolution-dependent.